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Child with high fever, swollen appetite and loss of appetite. Diagnosed with tonsillitis. Worrisome

Hi, My 2yr old son is having high fever for the past 3 days, he lost his appetite too & his eyes are swollen. We took him to the doctor and the doctor diagnose him as suffering from tonsillitis but I m worried that it s more than that because of his swollen eyes, please let if there s any possibility of having other Sickness. Thank you
Asked On : Fri, 18 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query,
As your child was seen by your doctor and diagnosed as Tonsillitis ,you follow the doctor advise and contnue the medication as prescribed by your doctor.
Whenever children become sick, their appetite will decrease and once they recover from the fever their appetite will increase, so nothing to worry. In mean time try to give plenty of oral fluids, fruit juices and soft diet.
In children there will be mild eye swelling but if you feel any concern discuss with your Pediatrician in review visit so he will clarify your concerns.
Hope i have answered your query.
Answered: Fri, 18 Jan 2013
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