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What causes high fever?

My three year old grandson has running a high fever 103 and 104 for more than a week we took him to doctor said was a virus the he wouldn t eat or drink, fever is gone now but still not eating or drinking much, lips are cracked and now gums are bleeding. I am very worried about this my instincts tell me something is wrong.
Thu, 31 Aug 2017
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post viral weakness is commen, if gums are bleeding and he has no fever, then look for platlet count if dengue is prevalent in your area.if not so then give tab vit c for bleeding gums and apply some emmolient on lips
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