Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Lulu | 2011/03/22

Q.

6year old, heachache and red itchy eyes

my 6 year old complained of having headache last night, I gave him panado syrub and he went to bed, in the morning he still complained of the same headache, he went to school and in the afternoon his teacher called to say he was weak and still complained o the headache, he has even lost contrancetion, please help, what could this be? i will be taking him to the doctor this afternoon though!

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

You mention that your son has red itchy eyes as well as a headache. This sounds like hayfever. Give him an antihistamine such as Allecet syrup 10ml once daily dose.Use Spersallerg Eye drops twice a day to help with his itchy eyes.

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