Childhood Diseases

Posted by: debbie | 2012-05-28



my 15 months son he is coughing, running n blocked nose,he has teperature also,does not want to eat, i wanted to take him to the doctor but my mom said its teething related problem as his gums swallen, he is grumpy dont want other ppl in the house just me. i gave him paracetamol n will be fine for few hrs then start again., should i take him to the doctor. pls advise

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Your little son has an infection and this is not due to teething.This is almost certainly a virus infection and his chest is also involved causing an illness which is probably bronchiolitis. As he has fever and is not eating and is irritable he should be seen by a doctor.

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Posted by: debbie | 2012-05-28

thank u n i will do so.

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Posted by: Purple | 2012-05-28

Your child is sick, do take him to the doctor.

he might also be teething, but he is sick.

Teething doesn''t make children sick - it just causes teeth.

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