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my 3 year old had a high temperature she gad a throat infection she's on anti- after i gave her panadol (acetaminophen) she started sweeting a lot while sleeping why?

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Dr. Shah Chowdhury
Pediatrics 42 years experience
INFECTION: Fever is reaction of our immune system in response to an infection. Many times, fever come with shivering and goes with sweating. Your daughter has a throat infection, she is on antibiotic after evaluation by her pediatrician, i assume. It takes 24 to 48 hours, sometimes longer, for antibiotic to start working. So, not to worry. Make sure she is drinking a lot of fluid.

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Last updated Nov 25, 2013

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