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Fever every month in a child. Why is he always tired?

Hi I hope u can help me nobody has been able to and I m going crazy I have a 2 year old is almost going to turn three he gets fevers every month up to 104 and they always tell me it s a virus but I know it s more than that it s exactly every month he gets them this has been going on for almost a year every time this happens he sais he is tired and holds his tummy , it seems like if he needs the antibiotic to be fine please help what s wrong w my son :(
Asked On : Sun, 23 Sep 2012
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It is common for children at this age to get frequent attacks of fever. Though it is difficult to give proper advice without examination if his weight gain is normal and he is active when free from fever it is unlikely that he has any serious disease. It is better to get his blood (including test for malaria) and urine examined to make sure that there is no major problem. The need for further investigation depends on findings on clinical examination and the results of investigation.
Answered: Mon, 24 Sep 2012
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