A 40-year-old male asked:
My 8 years old son been having a fever 103 sowllen eyelids, and vomiting for the past three, er physician said it could be a virus, any ideas?
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Dr. Derek Farleyanswered
Urgent Care 26 years experience
ER doc is probably: Correct. For the past three..What? Days, weeks, hours? As an er doc myself, i'd have to look at him before i could make any further judgment. If you are concerned, return to the er for further evaluation.
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjhanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Workup/mgt: If there is a high fever of 103 with swollen discolored eyelids, I would also consider a work up for bacterial causes and treatment for the same. Please keep him well hydrated, ensure that his vaccinations are up to date, and that he has no neck stiffness.
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Last updated Jan 28, 2015
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