A member asked:

My 6month boy is in the 5th day antibiotic for (mild ear infection,sore throat,cough with some mucus in his chest &low grade fever)& know temp increas?

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Dr. John Munshower answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

It is possible the infection is not sensitive to the antibiotic. Try some Tylenol (acetaminophen) and/or ibuprofen as there could also be a viral component (which antibiotics do not treat) causing his low grade fever. Best wishes.

Answered Sep 29, 2016



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