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Should I take my toddler to hospital if he has fever and back ache?

My 18 month has enlarged tesicles I have seen my doctor an he said it could be twisted and to keep an eye on him but he has a temp of 37.5 to 38 and has had all the amount of calpol he's allowed plus he has got a really bad cough and is arching his back should I take him to hospital?? Thanks
Wed, 29 Jan 2014
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hello dear
thanks for your query at chm,
i understand your concern.

yes, complaints seem to serious in nature enlarged testicle associated with fever indicate it could be infection of epididymis . Physical examination with ultrasound of testes might be helpful to identify the cause.
hope i answered your query .
regards.
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