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My 9 year old has been sick for the last few days. He has

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Hello my 9 year old has been sick for the last few days. He has been on amoxicillin since last Tuesday and on Friday we gave him a last doze of amaoxiciln. Last night he developed 101. 3 fever with stuffy nose and still sore throat. We gave him amoxicillin again and Motrin . Tonight he's been having cold sweats and his his temperatur is 96.3. His hart rate 60 where during the day it's usually 105-110
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.

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Are the temperature and heart rate same now?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Heart rate 55 and temperature 95.5
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for all the information,
Motrin can lower the temperature.
When the temperature goes down, heart rate also become low.
Change the wet dresses.

Wipe up the sweat.
Room can be make warmer with additional heater or blower.
Apply warm compress.
You can take temperature after a while.
If the temperature does not rise, you should take him to ER for evaluation and management.
Otherwise take him tomorrow morning to the doctor for investigations to find out the cause and appropriate treatment.
I hope this information helps.
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