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Infant having fever, cough, rashes all over body. What med should i prefer?

Ma son s 7mnths old wid 8.75kgs. He was having fever . Cough cold from 5days. Doctr gave him clavam n maxtra syrup for cold nw fever s cured but the cough s still thr. The whole nite he suffers from cough. Can maxtr syrup b continued? N wat s clavam for? Nw after fever he has got rashes in his whole body. V suspectd it as measels bt doctr said no its due to the viral fever. Wat r sch rashes?
Asked On : Sun, 10 Mar 2013
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Hi, thanks for posting your query

Your child has developed rashes due to viral fever which we call as viral exanthematous reaction

clavam is an antibiotic to be given for 5 days

you may review with your doctor whether to continue Maxra or another syrup for cough

The rashes will resolve in about a week , you may do the following;

Use a mild body cleanser
Apply moisturiser after bath
Apply calosft lotion over the rashes
Use cotton clothes for the baby

hope this answers your concern
Answered: Mon, 11 Mar 2013
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