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A 35-year-old female asked:

My 9month old son had a allergic reaction to eggs yesterday and did not sleep well last night.not eating or drinking well and is having a fever this morning and what looks like it could be a ear infection,he also has a runnt nose.what can i give him?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Basics: The primary effort is to assure fluid balance.If he can take enough to wet every 6-8 hrs any food reaction should pass over 2-3 days. Applesauce & chilled clear fluids/ice chips can help.Low grade fever can be ignored. Moderate fever that bothers the kid my respond to fever meds. Any true ear infection would require a visit for confirmation & prescribed meds.

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