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When do i administer pcm to my babies, at what temperature check?
Their is a need to measure the temperature with digital thermometer. Anything between 36.5 and 37.5 is normal. If above 37.5, you can give paracetamol every 6 hours. You may also want to take the child to hospital if fever keeps rising or continues despite the paracetamol.
My 3 years old daughter had malaria last 2 weeks which was treated with coartem suspension it reoccurred after a weeks and she was...
Please take the child back to the hospital for proper evaluation.
My 1 year old son was running temperature, we took him to the hospital and after some checks, he was prescribed some drugs. Though...
It may be the side effect of the medication. Kindly keep an eye on the child for a while. Some malaria drugs can cause weakness initially but improve over time. However if the child is extremely weak or you are worried then go back to the hospital for further evaluation and management.
My 1 year old son was running temperature. We took him to the hospital and after some checks, he was prescribed some drugs. Though...
It may be the side effect of the medication. Kindly keep an eye on the child for a while. Some malaria drugs can cause weakness initially but improve over time. However if the child is extremely weak or you are worried then go back to the hospital for further evaluation and management.
Please what is the normal
range of temperature babies? I just
just noticed that my baby of
7 months body is hot and
wh...
Normal body
temperature ranges between 36.5C -
37.4C. Anything from 37.5C and
above is fever. The reading from your
thermometer does not depict fever.
Ensure you use a digital thermometer
and insert it in the anus or under the
armpit for accurate results.
My 5 years old son has measles he is not running temperature, please what should I do?
Measles is to be diagnosed
My 3-years-old baby is running temperature and his hands and feet are cold, he is feverish and also coughing.
Did you check the temperature with a
thermometer?
My baby of 5 months old plus, I just noticed he's running temperature from his head to his feet, and his mouth is also warm on my...
For high temperature kindly use a digital thermometer to check and not rely on your hands. Anything higher than 37.5 is fever, you can give paracetamol and tepid sponge the body. If it persists see a doctor.
My 6 month old baby is running temperature not that much and her poo is watery and drawing pls what could be the reason for this a...
If the poo doesn't not sink into the diaper like urine, then it's okay.
But please pay attention to your own diet. If the mucus persist like see a Peadetrician.
My baby is 8 months and two weak but temperature is too much
Hello ma'am, how did you check the temperature?
My baby has been running temperature and I took her to the hospital they carried out a test and confirm malaria and infection. And...
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Ma'am, kindly take your child back to the same hospital for follow up
My baby 6 months plus had a fever, the temperature was 39.5-degree
Celcius.The hospital injected him PCM and imal/emal i don't know the correct spelling, its anti-malaria for three days and also ibuprofen...
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Hello ma'am, please take the child back to the hospital, let the rashes
be assessed. It could be a drug reaction and it could be something else.
The cause can only be determined after examination. Please treat as
urgent. Best wishes
My 11 weeks baby boy sweats all the time especially when sleeping and the weather is cold but not having temperature.What could be...
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

The case of excessive sweat (hyperhidrosis) is not so common but it does exist. Keep your child hydrated, give a lot of fluid preferably water.. Reduce the temperature of the AC more so as to make the room cooler..... If you are still bothered about the sweat, visit a paediatrician to confirm if it's a case of true hyperhidrosis
My baby of 6 months started throwing up as if she has catarrh stuck in her throat. But she does not have a cough or catarrh nor ru...
There are many possible causes of vomiting even overeating or indigestion. It could also be the first symptom of an illness.
The most important thing is to know why or the Cause of the vomiting and address promptly if and when known. Please, kindly take the child to the hospital to see a doctor preferably a paediatrician for further evaluation and treatment.
My 1 year old has been running a high temperature, has catarrh, cough, vomited few times and stool a few times too. Took her to th...
If the child is vomiting and becoming weak and not as active as before...Kindly take to the hospital immediately for further management
My 10months Old baby only weighs 6 kg, he's weight at birth is 3.1kg.I'm so concerned about my baby weight, he's always running temperature since June I have been visiting hospital since then and the...
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

Your baby's weight is not okay. He is expected to have doubled his birth weight by 6 months
My 1-year-old baby always likes to lie on cold tiles even when the weather is cold, this started like 2 weeks ago and he is not ac...
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

Seriously, it is not a problem.....hope there is nothing biting him on the mattress of the bed....Just Check and if there is nothing, it may just be one of "those things"...habits that will pass with time perhaps the floor is cooler too so make sure the room is cool enough as well and when he is deep in sleep, transfer him to bed!"
My 1year 6months baby has been down with malaria according to the test result. I was given anti-malaria and paracetamol syrup,ther...
Try see a paediatrician for proper examination and treatment
What will cause a baby of 2weeks and 6days, to run temperature and Cry at night and sleeps in day,...though she sucks very well.pl...
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it could be colic but it is better to check out with your paediatrician to be sure of what is actually happening.Kindly take your baby to be examined by a doctor asap
I bought some drinks for my 2 years old son yesterday, after consuming it he began to stool today and is temperature is slightly a...
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Yes, it's possible the child is reacting to it since it's expired.
You can give ORS to replace lost fluid