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Child has fever and vomiting. What should I do?

Hi... good day! my 2 years and 7 months old child had a 38 C fever yesterday at 10am. and then 39.4 C at 4pm. i gave her food and med. but vomits at 6pm and again vomits at 8pm. by midnight she got 38 C, by 5am 37.6 C, by 8 in the morning 36.6 C.. and today.. the fever started to appear now at 2pm she got 37.6 C.. What should i do? tHank you.
Asked On : Sat, 29 Sep 2012
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Your's baby fever can be due to viral infection. But since it is continuous for last 2 days you need a course of antibiotic and need to rule out malarial parasite. Consult your doctor for better and effective antibiotic. Till you consult your doctor you can give you child spy paracetamol to reduce fever.
Also protect your child for changing weather, cold winds and don't keep her in wet clothes. If fever is high and can not be controlled by paracetamol, you can do cold sponging to reduce fever.
Hope this will help you.
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Answered: Sat, 29 Sep 2012
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