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Dr. Yogindra Vasavada, Pediatrician
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Experience:  M.D.(ped) passed at first attempt, in practice continuously for last 37 years. Certi. in Comp
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My 3 year old son had a fever (104.0) for 5 days just wanted

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Hi! My 3 year old son had a fever (104.0) for 5 days just wanted to sleep . Fever reducers would take it down as soon as it would kick in. He had no other symptoms of being sick when fever was gone played normal . Hasn't wanted to eat much drinking plenty
of fluids. Now on the 6th day he has no fever little irritable playing still not much of appetite . He has developed red splotches on is palms and feet he doesn't have splotches anywhere else. His tongue is white with red dots and he is starting to get a cough.
He has no sores in his mouth .
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 1 year ago.

Hello, Sorry about this illness. Please apply some calamine lotion preparation over palms/feet and glycerine and local anesthetic containing gel over tongue if there is pain while eating. Continue giving sips of warm sugar water with dash of salt for cough.

This post viral rash will gradually go away (after extending may be somewhat) so please just await clearance. Please give non-spicy dishes. Please consult pediatrician for any reappearance of fever.