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Suggest Medicine For Blocked Nose And Dry Cough For Child Of 3yrs

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Posted on 3 days ago
Question: Hi... my child (3yr, female, 13.5 kg) is down with fever since past 4 days.
The fever ranges between 101 to 103 F.
On giving her Calpol 250 (3.5 ml) the fever subsides for around 10-12 hrs and then shoots back again.

She has blocked nose and dry cough.

Please suggest.
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Answered by Dr. Dr.Raju.A.T (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Blood investigations

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your query

Since its been 4 days since the child has fever spikes, i recommend to get investigated with blood tests to decide on antibiotics.

Any more wait makes the treatment more difficult.

Hope, I answered your query

Wish you good health
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Dr.Raju.A.T (1 hour later)
What blood tests should I go for?
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Answered by Dr. Dr.Raju.A.T (29 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Mentioned below

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Complete blood count
C reactive protein
Urine routine
Thyphi IgG and IgM

These tests would give a clue into what infection he might have

Regards
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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Suggest Medicine For Blocked Nose And Dry Cough For Child Of 3yrs

Brief Answer: Blood investigations Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for your query Since its been 4 days since the child has fever spikes, i recommend to get investigated with blood tests to decide on antibiotics. Any more wait makes the treatment more difficult. Hope, I answered your query Wish you good health