Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: khanyi | 2009-09-23

Q.

Son has Swollen face

My son has a swollen face, between his ear lobe and his neck he complains thats it' s painful. could it be an ear infection or could his glands be swollen. What is the best medicine.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your son appears to have mumps. He will need treatment for pain and fever.Give him Panado Syrup twice daily while the swelling is present. If the swelling persists after 1 week or if it becomes red, very warm and more painful please take him to be seen by your doctor.

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