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Child has mild fever, temporary relief with medicine. Eats normally, advised continuing medicine. Suggestion?

Hi, my son is aged 18 months old and we live in Chennai - India. He was suffering from mild fever about a week back day and for the last 5 days his fever is about 101- 102 whenever we stop the fever medication . Local Doc says it is b coz of follicles- throat infection and continue use medicine for fever and no other blood test is required. As he is not eating normally and always feeling sick, I am bit worried. Kindly advice.
Asked On : Tue, 30 Oct 2012
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get a cbc blood test and a throat swab smear done to confirm throat infection…let me know his diet and weight… follow up back with reports and above details. often kids at this age can get tonsil infections too.
Answered: Tue, 30 Oct 2012
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