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Child has fever, stomach ache, persisting fever post administration of tergecef. Help?

my daughter is 5 years old had fever with stomach ache, her urinalysis result on last december 4, 2012 color : pale yellow transparency : turbid Specific gravity : 1.015 sugar : ( - ) albumin : +1 rbc : 4 - 6 pus cell : abundant amorphous urate : +1 epithelial cell : +1 mucous threads : +1 Bacteria : +2 the doctor gave her medication tergecef 100 mg/5ml, 5 ml 2 x aday. on the 8 days i bring her urine to laboratory for urinalysis and the result is us follow color : straw transparency : slightly turbid reaction : 1000 sugar : (-) albumin : trace RBC : 0- 1 Pus cell : 10 - 20/ hfh amorphous urate : few epithelial cell : few mucus thread : few i continue the tergecef 5 ml 2 x a day until now but still my daughter had fever of a temperature of 38.3 C pls help me. ASAP
Fri, 28 Dec 2012
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Your child is having significant pus cells in urine which is suggestive of urinary tract infection and needs antibiotic therapy and tylenol for fever in prescribed dosage. Urine culture to be done to find out the causative bacteria and its sensitivity to antibiotic which will help in the plan of treatment so consult your doctor and discuss regarding the management.
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Child has fever, stomach ache, persisting fever post administration of tergecef. Help?

Hi Your child is having significant pus cells in urine which is suggestive of urinary tract infection and needs antibiotic therapy and tylenol for fever in prescribed dosage. Urine culture to be done to find out the causative bacteria and its sensitivity to antibiotic which will help in the plan of treatment so consult your doctor and discuss regarding the management.