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Persisting fever. Tests negative for widal and malaria. On azithromycin. How to bring down the fever?

Hi Doc , my daughter has been having fever for the last 2 weeks initial blood tests were negative including widal , malaria and hemogram showed white cells of 9000.after 1 week widal showed typhi o titres 1:80, H titres 1:160 by slide method.Repeated widal after one more week showed both O&H titres 1:160 with tube method with still persistent fever.Started her on azithromycin .Still she is getting fever upto 100-101 farenheit.What do you suggest?
Asked On : Sun, 23 Sep 2012
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Hi, Surekha,
Thanks for query.
It seems that your daughter is suffering from Typhoid fever.
Consult your doctor and go for specific antibiotic for typhoid fever.
Give light diet and plenty of water.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Mon, 24 Sep 2012
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