Hi, This is most likely to be the early stage of a viral infection. Most possibly an upper respiratory infection. I suggest paracetamol and encourage plenty of fluids. Try a light diet but if he is not able to take this it will not matter for a day or two provided he is kept well hydrated. Regards, Dr K A Pottinger, MBChB FRCA
Answered: Fri, 8 Nov 2013
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