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Infant have swollen toe, mild fever and diarrhea. Could it be an infection?

My 11 month old has swollen big toes and there feels like there may be fluid. She walks fine and puts pressure on them but when you touch them she freaks out. We went to the er last night and they said it may be viral and sent us home. I am worried about an infection. I don t know what can cause this. She has a slight fever and dirhea. She is teething .
Asked On : Thu, 10 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Thanks for your query.
I advise you to apply cold compresses over affected area,dive her paracetamol for pain and fever.
At the time of teething babies put every thing in their mouth which leads to diarrhea.give oral rehydration solution after each loose stool.give coconut water,curd,mashed banana.boiled potato.
i suggest you to observe her swelling and in case it increases and fever does not subside.take her to pediatrician.
Your baby will be fine.
God bless,
Answered: Thu, 10 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. E Venkata Ramana's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query,
This episode is looking like viral illness.
Continue oral rehydrating solutions to prevent dehydration and Tylenol for fever.
Hope i have answered your query.
Answered: Thu, 10 Jan 2013
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