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Daughter salivating and ulcers. Have fever and cough. Recommended Ibugesic and Cefoprox. Suggest

my 2.5 year old daughter is salivating and seems to have ulcers in her mouth. she does cough as well at times while sleeping. is not eating anything for the last 4 days. she has high fever for the first 2 days and doctor recommended Ibugesic and Cefoprox. now there is no fever but she hasnt been eating. i had to stop giving Cefoprox as she starting throwing up just after taking the medicine. Please suggest what can be done.
Asked On : Thu, 28 Mar 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013

Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.

The reason for her salivation and decreased oral intake is due to presence of ulcers in her mouth.
If she is not accepting the antibiotic syrup, consult the doctor again for modification of the drug if required.

Give very soft diet and plenty of oral fluids to drink.

You can apply an oral local anesthetic gels like benzocaine on ulcers before food with the doctor advise for pain relief and acceptance of food.

Hope I have answered your query.

Answered: Tue, 7 May 2013
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