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How can fever and cough in a toddler be treated?

Hello & good morning doctor i have baby girl she is 2 years old from yesterday she was suffering from fever & cough. Riht now she has 101.7 F fever i took her to child specialist they give us meftal p and welminic-p but its not working. Whenever i give medicine after sometime she is vomiting. What should i do
Fri, 9 Feb 2018
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello! Welcome to HealthcareMagic!

I understand your concern. Some advice that I can give you are:

1) Use saline and suction.
2) Use Calpol 250mg for the fever.
3) Use a humidifier or a cool-mist vaporizer.
4) Elevate your child's head.
5) Use oral rehydration therapy if vomiting continue.

Hope my answer was helpful. If you have any other question Ill be glad to help.

Thank you for the query.

Take care

Regards,
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi, General & Family Physician
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