Get E-Book on COVID-19

Q. Fever and chills in a child of age 3 years 6 months. What can be done?

Answered by
Dr. Rajesh Babu
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on May 14, 2019

Hello doctor,

Fever and chills in a child of age 3 years 6 months. A mild cough is also noticed. What can I do?

Dr. Rajesh Babu

Paediatrics
#

Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Shivering may be because of a highfever, or because of urine infection or malaria. As of now use the below medication. Syrup Crocin DS (Paracetamol) 5 ml/240 mg, 4 ml if fever greater than 100 F every sixth hourly. Sponging with lukewarm water until the fever decreases to 99 F. Give Syrup. Meftal P 5 ml if fever not decreasing after giving Paracetamol or Crocin DS or when shivering present. For a cough, give syrup Ascoril expectorant (Bromhexine HCl, Guaiphenesin, Terbutaline HCl) 3 ml three times a day for five days.



Was this answer helpful?

 | 

Related Questions:
Fever in Babies: When to Call the Doctor
Could elevated CPK value be related to malaria?
Is it advisable to give Paracetamol with Dolowin Plus to a child for fever?
 

This is a sponsored Ad. icliniq or icliniq doctors do not endorse the content in the Ad.

Consult by PhoneConsult by Phone Video ChatVideo Chat
Also Read Answers From:

Comprehensive Medical Second Opinion.Submit your Case

Related Questions & Answers


Kindly recommend a medicine for urine infection.

Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from a urinary infection for the last one week. I am unable to control urine. But, no medication is taken yet. I am a 34 year old female. My height is 154 cm and weight 76 kg.  Read Full »

My 7 year old daughter has repeated urine infections. How to clear it out?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter aged 7 years has a urine infection. We have done a urine culture as well as regular analysis and found that there is an infection. She has this problem from a long time. She has a bad habit of holding her urine for a long time until she can hold it no more.  Read Full »

My daughter has deteriorated coordination after cerebral malaria. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,My daughter was attacked with cerebral malaria at five months and experienced several convulsions in the process. After her treatment her coordination has deteriorated. She can no longer hold anything like she used to do. Her fingers are always clenched. She cannot sit down. When she si...  Read Full »

Also Read


Can naked body to body massage spread HIV?
Hello doctor, I recently had some business trip during which I had some naked body to body massage wherein massager vag...  Read more»
Are COVID-19 Patients Infectious for up to 90 Days After Recovery?
There have been reports of recovered COVID-19 patients getting reinfected and testing positive for almost 3 months. Read...  Read more»
Crohn's Disease
Crohn's disease causes inflammation of the digestive tract, which results in symptoms like severe diarrhea, stomach pain...  Read more»

Ask your health query to a doctor online?

Ask a Paediatrician Now

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours.

Disclaimer: All health Q&As published on this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek the advice from your physician or other qualified health-care providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website.