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Headache, back ache, feverish. Relieved after vomiting but condition prevails. Assistance?

Hi, my son is 13, yesterday he started complaining about a headache , it got worse throughout the day, he then started complaining that his back was really aching and he couldnt get comfortable, i gave him nurofen as he was feverish, about an hour later he vomited, he said he felt a little better so he has a small amount of dinner, he had a good sleep but doesnt feel much better but now his face is quite red, as though hes very hot
Asked On : Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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Welcome to HCM,
It seems that your son is having viral infection giving rise to all symptoms.
Within a day or two he will be alright.
Give nurofen as and when required.
Give him plenty of water, liquids and keep him hydrated.
Give light diet.
If temperature persisted for 3 days the consult your doctor for investigations like blood count etc.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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