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Child having persistent fever, blood tests showed elevated ESR, protein, prescribed Augmentin Duo. Suggestion?

Hello Doctor, I am from Bangalore. My daughter is having repeated fever from the last 6 days. She was prescribed ZIFI 100DT( Cefixime ) antibiotic. Yesterday the antibiotic was changed to Augmentin Duo(Amoxycillin+ Potassium Clauvunate). The blood results have shown esr level of 45 much above suggested level of 20 mm/ hr and protien++ instead of the suggested negative. pls advice.
Asked On : Mon, 6 Aug 2012
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Hello sir/madam,
I am highly concerned regarding your daughter's health. Repeated fever since last 6 days will warrant us for further investigations. High ESR and urinary protein +2, indicates that there is some sort of stress in body, may be it is infection. It is better to get your child examined again for finding focus of infection and if required blood culture can be done. Do not worry, your child will be well soon. Thank you
Answered: Tue, 7 Aug 2012
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