Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Fee | 2011-06-24



Hi Doc. My son is 2 and a half years old and developed a fever on Tuesday evening. I treated it with Lotem syrup and later with a suppository. By Wednesday evening he was 100% okay. However, my daughter almost 6 years developed a fever on Wednesday but also under control by yesterday. She was complaining of a bit of a sore throat and I gave her a Viral Forte lolly which seemed to have helped as she is also feeling 100% okay today. My question though is, could this be an onset of flu as they do not have any other symptoms and are better now. I am just so worried especially with the swine flu going around.

Expert's Reply



Your children's illness was probably caused by a virus but they soon recovered. They would be much more ill with a very high fever and would have had other symptoms as well if they had Swine flu.They would also definitely not have recovered so quickly.

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