Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Jocelyn | 2011/10/06

Q.

High Fever &  Head Ache???

Hi Doc. My 2 year old boy has a fever at 38.6? Now his complaining that his head is sore.... i have given stilpayne, used Empeped as well.... kindly advise what it could be. He is coughing, i have nebulized him...just very worried now. Im at work and his home with my granny. Thank you in advance

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I am always concerned when a child complains about a hedache and especially if the child has ahigh fever as well. As these symptoms can be caused by meningitis it is essential to take your little boy to be seen by a doctor as soon as possible.

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