Fever In Children Aged 8 Months Accompanied By Cough And Frequent Chapters?
At night I have a child aged 8 months, he has a fever for 2 weeks, he doesn’t want to go down with a cough. R nFever reaches 38.8. R nAfter being taken to the doctor, he was given 5ml of antibiotics, 5ml of paracetamol and 1.25 ml of cough medicine r nBut it’s hot I don’t want to go down. r nIn fact, now my son’s voice is a little hoarse because he often cries. r nThank you
Hello Ario, Thank you for your question on HealthReplies.com
Your child has a fever for 2 weeks, have you had blood tests done? because a fever that lasts more than 3 days, blood tests must be done so that the cause of the fever from the infection can be found, because fever is an immune reaction against infections such as viral, bacterial, and parasitic infections. If your child's fever for 2 weeks is accompanied by coughing and frequent bowel movements, the possible causes are:
Typhoid fever, is a disease caused by a bacterial infection through food or drink contaminated with salmonella germs Dengue fever Respiratory tract infection Sore throat, ailments caused by viral infections, or vitamin deficiency Pulmonary tuberculosis Pneumonia Bronchitis You should check your child again to the doctor pediatrician, so that the examination directly. The doctor will do a physical examination, additional examinations such as blood tests, urine tests, and chest x-rays.
Some of the things you can do at home are:
Help compress with warm water. Give food nutritious food for endurance. Drink lots of water. Take fever reliever a maximum of every 4 hours. Thank you, hope it is useful. Dr. Nurmarwiyah