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Small child, cold, cough and fever. Taking altacef, azithromycin. Typhoid, malaria blood test normal. Cure?

My daughter was suffering from cold cough and fever for last two weeks. The doctor advised Altacef (125mg/5ml) 7ml BDS for 6 days and azithromycin 5ml OD for 6 days along with viscodyne syrup. After taking these medicines for 6 days fever stopped coming. Blood tests for typhoid, malaria and dengue are negative. After 2 days of stopping medicines again low grade fever along with cough and cold has started. Please advise.
Asked On : Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.
Your child seems to have upper respiratory tract infection could be due to a virus or a bacteria.
Monitor temperature with a thermometer.
If there is fever you can give paracetamol in prescribed dosage.
Give plenty of oral fluids.
If the fever is not coming down within 24 hours, consult your Pediatrician again for the examination of the child and for specific treatment advise.
Hope I have answered your query.
Answered: Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. Synthyia Bhagat's  Response
Thanks for your query.
your child was having respiratory infection which could be viral or bacterial in nature.
Since you have completed a course of antibiotic recently,i suggest you to get your child re evaluated by pediatrician for further management.
In the meantime give paracetamol if fever is above 100F.
Give plenty of fluids,lukewarm water will be soothing.
Give vegetable soup and soft bland diet so as to maintain hydration and nutrition to increase her immunity.

Wishing your baby good health.
God bless.
Answered: Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. Suryakanta Baraha's  Response
welcome to hcm
thanks for the query
it seems to be upper respiratory tract infection
measure the temperature.if its high then you can give paracetamol according to body weight.if its viral one then it will subsides by its own...
if still the fever persists or its high grade then do a blood test for possible cause .
some decongestants can be prescribed under the guidance of doctor
hope this answer will be helpful to you
take care.
Answered: Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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