Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: katie | 2009-04-14

Q.

12 year old boy

My childs symptoms are as follows:
Nausea, without being able to vomit
dizzyness
weak feeling
this has been going on for a week, it hits mostly in the morning and at night.
I am not near any doctors at present.
Please advise

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

You do not mention where you live. If you are in a malarial area he could have malaria.There are many possible illnesses that could present with these symptoms such as glandular fever or meningitis. In any case these symptoms are very significant and you need to have him seen by a doctor ASAP.

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