Paracetamol, also known as Acetaminophen is a medicine used to treat fever and pain. It is used in combination with other drugs to relieve cold.
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I am allergic to cold air. Is there any special mask or medication that helps to stay in cold air?
Query: Hello doctor,I have cold air allergy problem. I cannot stay in an AC environment, like airport, theaters, restaurant, buses, even if I cover my mouth and ear. If I wait for a few hours, I get a cough and feel unwell. If I stay more, then I get a headache. I have been taking medicines which includes ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. What do precisely your symptoms are? Do you have any nasal problem or breathing trouble, any wheezing? Do you get the same sign when you get exposed to smoke or dust? Since when are you having the symptoms. Have you taken any inhalers and if so have you found relief... Read Full »
Why does my 10-week-old baby refuse her feed after vaccination?
Query: Hi doctor, My baby is 10 weeks old, and I had her vaccinated yesterday (Pentaxim and Hepatitis B). Since the vaccination, she is refusing to breastfeed. She takes a suck and starts crying. Even when I pump and give her milk, she drinks hardly 15 ml and falls asleep. Is it normal? What can I do? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pentaxim is Diphtheria vaccine, which causes comparatively less pain and fever. But the same can cause pain and discomfort in few babies. Maybe your baby is having pain and discomfort due to which she is refusing to breastfeed. Sometimes, rotavirus vaccine can a... Read Full »
My 7-year-old kid has a fever and infection and is prescribed Paracetamol and antibiotics. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, My kid is seven years old boy suffering from fever. His temperature was 102 to 103 F the day before yesterday. We had given him liquid Paracetamol. Later it turned out to be an infection. Currently, he is on antibiotics. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), there seems to be a likely viral infection. Therefore, you can continue the antibiotics. Please use Paracetamol only if the fever is between 100 to 102 F and Ibugesic Plus (Ibuprofen and Parace... Read Full »
Why is my son having a high fever and throwing up everything he eats?
Query: Hello doctor, My 2 year old son is suffering from fever. The temperature right now is 100.4 degrees. He is vomiting everything he is eating. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a sore throat, most likely of a viral origin. But, a bacterial cause should be considered if there is a significant pain the throat. The investigations to be done are CBC (complete blood count) and ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate). I suggest the following: ... Read Full »
My daughter got hit above the eye between eyebrow and temple. Kindly help.
Query: Hi doctor, My daughter got hit in the head with a wooden swing by my other child. It hit above the eye between eyebrow and temple. She is acting fine. It is very swollen and bruised, like a very large goose egg. Do you think that calls for a trip to the doctor or just more ice packs? It has been abo... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As it is an injury around the eye, it may cause congestion in the eyes and secondary infection as well. She also needs analgesics. It is not a small injury to be treated only by ice packs. I suggest you try doing the following: 1. Get an x-ray of the frontotemporal region... Read Full »
Does the PCV vaccine result in a fever?
Query: Hi doctor, My baby boy had his first dose of PCV vaccination. He is suffering from fever now. But, the doctor, who gave vaccination, told me that the PCV vaccine will not cause fever. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two types of PCV available (pneumococcal conjugate vaccine). Painless PCV, which does not cause fever in 99% cases and painful PCV, which is known to cause fever in 70% cases. The cost of painless is more than painful one. Hence, people do not give painless norm... Read Full »
Treatment for high fever and throat pain.
Query: Hi doctor,I am having a high fever of 103 degrees Fahrenheit, continuous sneezing and throat pain in the morning. Please advise. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This seems to be a streptococcal throat infection with possible tonsillitis if you have difficulty swallowing as well. High-grade fever confirms a bacterial infection and hence, you have to be started on broad-spectrum antibiotics. I do suggest the following medicin... Read Full »
I am worried about the blood test report of my son. Please guide us.
Query: Hi doctor, This is regarding the treatment given to my son for viral fever. He is 8 years 3 months old. When we observed my son's fever, I gave him one teaspoon of P250 for three days. On the fourth day, I visited hospital due to continuous fever. As the blood report confirmed it as viral fever, he ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I went through your child's history as you have provided and also saw the blood test reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity).According to the details provided, your child's illness fits into a viral illness spectrum. I believe you are concerned about fallin... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,I am a 29-year-old male. I have been suffering from a fever for the last week. The doctor told me that I was suffering from typhoid. He suggested PECEF Duo 200, Penxo-D, and Zall-XP. I have attached the reports. I have used these medicines for the last three days, but I still have a temper... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your reports (attachments removed to protect patient identity) do show high titers of Salmonella typhi O and H antigens. The treatment offered with antibiotics, Cefpodoxime 200 mg twice a day, is to be taken ideally for 10 days along with Pan-D (Pantoprazole and Domperi... Read Full »
What can the cause of my generalized body pain, fever, and headache?
Query: Hi doctor, I am having a fever, headache, and generalized body pain since yesterday. I consulted a physician. He prescribed me medicines and advised me of a blood test. My blood test report is attached here for your reference. Still, headache and fever are high sometimes. Kindly give your opinion. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have checked your blood reports (attachments removed to protect patient identity). This is a dengue season. Though the fever and headache with body aches can often and most commonly indicate a viral etiology but a decreased platelet count of 1.39 is to indicate th... Read Full »