A 26-year-old female asked:
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my son has been sick (two weeks ago) with a respitory infection but he is still not better. what should i do? he is also prone to febrile seizures. he seems to be breathing hard and i have been controlling his fever on and off.

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Fever control: I would recommend seeing your physician, since one possible cause of his respiratory pattern is pneumonia. Your son may need a course of antibiotics and testing for influenza.
Answered on Apr 6, 2019
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
If he is breathing hard, please take him to an Emergency room now!
Apr 2, 2019

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