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Child having fever, swollen face, swollen lips, bleeding. Reason?

7 year old boy, He had temperature since 18/12, we been to the GP(London) .... They gave us paracetamol syrup ... 24 th he had high temperature 104°, swollen face & swollen lips doctor gave us amoxicillin 26 th he woke up with a swollen face & swollen lips ... Bleeding & his lips were sealed due to the wound & inner cheeks lips were pealing off. No rash or allergy anywhere in the body ... All good ... No diarrhoea or vomiting .... He lost his appetite for 5 days
Asked On : Tue, 1 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
This fever is looking like Viral illness as the fever was high grade with swollen face and lips and peeling of lips. But as the fever is more than 2 weeks evaluation whould be done with basic investigationl like CBP,CUE,Malarial parasite,Widal test,ESR,Viral serology like Dengue serology and Coagulation profile as there is bleeding. So consult your Pediatrician for further investigation and management accordingly.
Answered: Wed, 2 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. Synthyia Bhagat's  Response
Thanks for your query
since your child is having fever for more than 2 weeks.symptoms are suggestive of viral infection but i will advise you to get him properly evaluated by a the meantime give him plenty of fluids,fruit juices,light diet like khichdi. milk,

your son will get well soon
god bless,
Answered: Thu, 3 Jan 2013
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hello karuna , your bab might have viral infection , so go for blood test and use ibufren with paracetamol combination for fever and cefixime 100 mg twice a day for 5 days. first should go for blood test.
Answered: Tue, 1 Jan 2013
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