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Are there other complaints besides fever and decreased appetite? Are there coughs, colds, changes in urine, ear pain, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, nosebleeds? Fever causes a lot, the most common is infection. In children, fever due to infection can occur in conditions of dengue fever, typhus, inflammation of the tonsils and throat, otitis media / inflammation and infections of the middle ear, flu, pneumonia, bronchitis, and urinary tract infections.
Was there no fever-free period for 6 days? Your actions to check the child to the doctor is very appropriate. What medicines are given by doctors? Fever due to inflammation can generally improve after a few days get the right treatment, children will get better faster when the immune system is also good.
It is difficult to ascertain the condition of your child without conducting a direct examination and without the presence of more detailed complaint information and drugs that have been given. For now, you can continue to administer the medicine according to the doctor's recommendation. You can also do the following tips:
Let the child rest enough
Drink plenty of water
Give food that is healthy and nutritious and easy to digest
Give food and drinks a little warm
Try to keep the child from urinating
Watch for signs of dehydration: the child is weak, lazy to drink, urinating less or not urinating at all, dry mouth, tears do not come out even though crying, skin is not elastic
Monitor for signs of bleeding: bleeding, bleeding gums, vomiting blood, bloody chapter
Give children comfortable clothes but avoid clothes or thick blankets
Adjust the temperature of the room to be comfortable
If the child is bathing, use warm water
If the fever does not subside immediately after 3 days of taking the last drug, there are complaints of severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, or if you encounter signs of bleeding or signs of dehydration, you should check your child at the pediatrician again so that you can evaluate the results of treatment and the child's condition currently. The doctor may do a repeat blood test, urine test, or other additional tests if needed. After the doctor confirms your child's condition, the doctor can provide further treatment if needed.
Hope it helps you,