Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Satyabrat Nayak | 2010-01-10


1.8 yrs. old girl suffering from fever initially starts at head.

Hello Doctor,

my 1.8 yrs. old baby girl is suffering from fever since yesterday. The symptoms are...

1. daily twice she is getting fever, morning and evening.
2. The fever first starts at head and gradually spreads down ward.
3. We are currently administering CROCIN but it seems it has a little effect as the last dose we gave her at 9:30 PM and it' s 11:30 now, the head is still warm.

Could you please advise me as soon as posible.

With regards,

Can you

Expert's Reply



As you know there are many causes of fever in a young child.One of the most common causes in a little girl of your daughter's age is a urinary system infection.Another possibility is an infection caused by a virus. If your daughter still has a fever she must be seen by a doctor so that a clear diagnosis can be made and the correct treatment given.

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