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High fever, cough, less appetite. Given meftal P. Help

Hello sir, my doughter is 3 years old,she had very high fever (103 f) befor 5days,i gave her meftal p,recomended by my doc. After 2 days i request to my doc to give antibiotic bcoz fever was going n coming,but my doc said there is no symptom of infection but i forced him so he wrote,by that fever was ok till yesterday but today its again100 f .she had cough also but right now more then befor ,2 days dose is remaining of antibiotic n my girl is taking very less food nowadays,plzzzz help me ,is it tuberculosys or any othrper diseas symptom?whats abt blood test? I will have to go to my nattive on sunday,its 31 hourse train journyy ( thnkk so much..
Asked On : Tue, 26 Mar 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013

Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.

Your child seems having viral fever.

You can continue the medication as prescribed by the Pediatrician.

Give plenty of oral fluids, coconut water, and soft diet to maintain hydration and nutrition.

Provide proper rest.

Basic investigations like CBP, CUE, Malarial parasite can be done after consulting your Pediatrician.

Carry all the required medication in the journey and maintain her hydration through out the journey by giving plenty of oral fluids.

Hope I have answered your query, if you have any clarification please let me know.

Answered: Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. Synthyia Bhagat's  Response
Thanks for your query.
Your daughter is having symptoms of respiratory infection which could be viral or bacterial in nature.
After medication it takes few days for fever to settle
If fever is still there and cough persist, I suggest you to get her reevaluated by doctor for further management.
Relax it is not tuberculosis.
Monitor her temperature every 6 hourly.
Give her plenty of fluids and soft bland diet.
Give steam inhalation for 5 to 10 minutes.

Wishing your child good health.
God bless..
Answered: Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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