Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Lesley Pietersen | 2011/05/26

Q.

5 year old vomitting

Hi, my son is coughing and vomitting &  has bloodshot eyes which are swollen and is complaining that his legs are sore, he also had a welt on his cheek and leg.

Your help is greatly appreciated

Thank You and kind Regards


concerned MOM

Lesley

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It is difficult to be sure about your son's illness without being able to see him. He may have a form of whooping cough which is very common now. Another possibility is scarlet fever. He must be seen by a doctor ASAP.

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