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Suggest treatment for fever in a child

should i take my 10 year old to the doctor/hozzy,got sent home with a ferver 6 hours ago,gave her 1 paracetamol and she slept for 2 hours, fever is still there ,gave her 1 paracetmol at 7 , starting to feel sick and yawning/burping. no rash i can see, no sore throat or body aches .temp is between 103/104                                                                  
Thu, 30 Jul 2020
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Hi,

You may give your child ibuprofen syrup, as it is stronger than paracetamol in controlling the temp and it is safe.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist
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Suggest treatment for fever in a child

Hi, You may give your child ibuprofen syrup, as it is stronger than paracetamol in controlling the temp and it is safe. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist