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Fever - 9months old son
Hi All, My son is 9 months old and he got fever yesterday morning temp was 100 then I gave him fepanil drop 0.5ml and temp reduced to 99 and after 5hrs I repeat the dose and temp set to normal but again in the evening it fluctuate between 99-100 and I gave him 1/4th part of paracetamol and immediately temp set down today again just now He got temp 100 I repeat paracetamol dose like yesterday and just in 10 min temp is normal. Can someone please help me to understand why temperature is keep on fluctuating. There is no cold cough even his diet is normal Please guide. Thanks
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This is the pattern of fever in most viral fever. Temperature will come back once the effect of paracetamol weans off. Record temperature and give paracetamol once in 6 hours if required and give plenty of fluids.
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Wait for 2-3 days. Investigate after 3 days if fever persists or if child becomes sick then blood workout earlier
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Wait for 2 to 3days....continue paracetamol for fever..give plenty of liquid orally
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For a 9 month old average child dose of 0.5ml seems very low. Pattern of fever shows of viral illness. If child is playful and otherwise normal, watch him. In any doubt take consultation online or offline.
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Viral fever tend to remain for 3-4 days . If the child is active and playfull between spikes then don't worry . Cont pcm along with plenty of fluid . if it's viral will settle in 3-4 days. max
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Keep paracetamol drop 0.9 ml every 6 hr gap.   If fever.
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