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Diagnosed with flu, running fever, alternating Ibuprofen and Tylenol, still feverish. Should be concerned ?

Hello, My daughter was diagnosed with the flu and has been running a fever for about a week now. We have been alternating ibuprofen and tylenol every 4 hours. Tonight she had a temp of 101.3 and gave her a dose of ibuprofen 5cc s which was advised by the pediatrician . Now her temp is down to 96.1. Should we be concerned? Thanks
Asked On : Wed, 20 Feb 2013
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Your Daughter's age was not mentioned.
Symptoms are Influenza can start quite suddenly one or two days after infection. Fever is also common early in the infction , with body temparature ranging from 100 to 103 F.
Symptoms of influenza may include fever, cough , nasal congestion , runny nose ,body ache and head ache etc.
Anti-viral drugs are effective in treating influenza if given early. it can be important to identify cases early.
SUDHARSANA CHURNA PILLS three times daily.
NILAVEMBU KASHAYAM 20 ml three times daily.
Apply CHANDRA KALA LEPAM for external use as balm.
Answered: Sun, 24 Feb 2013
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