Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Estelle | 2010/11/03

Q.

Fever/Headache

My son was sick for two days with red eyes, fever up to 38 and is complaining about a headache. Sleeps most of the time.
He is three years old.

What can be the main reason for this, it started at the school.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It is always important to take note of a young child who is complaining about a headache. As one of the main causes of headache and fever in a child may be meningitis your son must be seen by a doctor today.

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