Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
144 Doctors are Online

Small child, ear infection, redness in throat, fever, nasal discharge. Medical attention required?

my 10 month old went ot the doc last friday and she has an ear infection and red throat . at that time had no temp but yesterday started with low grade temp and last night had a temp of 100.6 and very fussy and runny nose . This morning checked it and it was 96.5. should I take her in? she has been on her antibiotic since Friday night.
Asked On : Sat, 9 Feb 2013
Answers:  3 Views:  33
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Pediatrician 's  Response
Thanks for your query.
Your child was having respiratory infection which could be viral or bacterial in nature and takes few days to settle.
As you mentioned that fever is now settled so relax.complete course of antibiotics as advised,give antiallergic like benadryl as per dosage.
Give her plenty of fluids,lukewarm water ,hot soups.

Wishing your baby good health.
God bless.
Answered: Sun, 10 Feb 2013
I find this answer helpful

3 Doctors agree with this answer

Pediatrician Dr. E Venkata Ramana's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic,
You continue her prescribed medication as per the Pediatrician advise.
At present the temperature is low so dont give paracetamol and cover the child with clothes to provide warmth and check temperature after 10 to 15 minutes.
Observe her activity, oral intake, urine output and if you find any problem consult again your doctor for re-examination and for appropriate management.
Hope I have answered your query.
Answered: Sun, 10 Feb 2013
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

Pediatrician Dr. Vivek Gupta's  Response
its dr vivek
your child is suffering from viral fever with superimposed bacterial pharyngitis along with otittis media.
since antiobiotic is started she will respond soon . complete the course of antibiotic . and just add nasal decongestent for running nose

Answered: Sat, 9 Feb 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor