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Dr. Anil
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My son Will has been diagnosed with the flu since Friday. He

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My son Will has been diagnosed with the flu since Friday. He is on a Zpak and taking Tamiflu since Friday night. His temp has been bouncing between 96.6 and 101.6 until just now.i took it and it is 103.1. He has been coughing a great deal more today.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

As his current body temperature is very high so you should do cold sponging either with cool water or tepid water on his forehead,legs and arms.

Give him Motrin and Tylenol alternately every 4-6 hourly.

Hydrate him with plenty of fluids and Oral rehydration solution.

For cough,he can do saline gargles and take Robitussin DM.

Start a multivitamin containing B complex.

Elevate his head while sleeping.

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