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Child has fever and cough. Prescribed antibiotics and Ascoril. Cause of heat in palms and soles?

my 4 and half yr daughter suffering from fever since last 3 days. first two days temperature was around 102*. she is having cough too. fever is between 99-100* today and it is felt through head body palm and sole of foot . but hand and leg temperature are normal. doctor given her antibiotic and ascoril syrup, calpal syrup. doctor told me that she having infection in chest for that she must having the problem. what could be the cause of the fever specially at palm and sole
Asked On : Mon, 12 Nov 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
hello dear,
in spite of being worried about the present condition of your child, it should be more of a reassurance to you that the fever is going down with time and condition is improving. generally the trunk is warmer than the limbs and the same thing is there with your child and there is nothing is unusual in this. so please be calm and continue the medicines as prescribed by your pediatrician and get back to him in case fever rises again or cough worsens.
Answered: Tue, 13 Nov 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Md. Harun Ur Rashid's  Response
Thank you for your query and Welcome to HCM forum.

I think you daughter has got Flu which is a Respiratory infection caused by influenza virus. Fever, cough and nasal problems are the usual symptoms.

Actually we have more blood supply in our hands and foots. This explain why her palm and sole are more hot than other body parts. You should not be worried. It's normal.

And the fever of flu usually persists up to 7-10 days.

Hope, this helps. Wish her a quick recovery.
Answered: Tue, 13 Nov 2012
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