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3 Year Old With Strep On Antibiotics 6 Days But Still Has Fever
? Viral: The antibiotics will take care of the strep infection, if given the right dose and the right choice, however, your child can have a viral infection as well, or another cause for fever. Antibiotics aren't antipyretics, (not meant to reduce fever) so kindly take your child to his/her doctor for re-evaluation and continue the antibiotic, best wishes ...Read more
Two year old had doubl ear infection on antibiotics for 3 days now has gagging kinda deep sounding cough no fever but still sick acting not better?
My 3 year old has had a cold and ear infection. Doctor gave her antibiotic 6 days ago. Last 2 nights has started running fever again. Any advice?
Fever high or not?: Hello. If the temperature is 100.5 or less, i would not be too concerned. Finish the antibiotic course as directed by your doctor. If the temperature is greater than 100.5 and your child has poor appetite or your notice fluid drainage from the affected ear you should take her back to the doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 9 year old has had cough, sore throat no fever for 6 days. Cough is flemy especially in the morning..Should she be on antibiotics?
Perhaps ...: There has been a peculiar recent outbreak of children in my pediatric practice that have tested positive for a bacterial infection known as "mycoplasma pneumonia". While these kids do not always show a full-blown pneumonia, the primary symptoms are headache, achiness, sore throat, & a particularly nagging cough unresponsive to typical conservative measures. A low grade may also appear.See your md. ...Read more
My 21 month old son has high fevers, 2 ear infections, coughrunny nose and very fussy. Hasn't been eating, 3 days on amoxil (amoxicillin) and still has all problem?
My 4 yr old always gets tonsillitis with high fever she has been on amoxillin for 3 days and still the same fever goes down with neurofen but comesback?
My 4 year old son has an ear infection has tubes in ears Got started on antibiotics 5 days ago and started running a fever of 101.4 wats wrong??
He probably has a: viral infection. Viruses aren't treated by antibiotics, so he can still develop a viral infection despite being on the ear infection treatment. Continue the antibiotics, give him acetaminophen or ibuprofen and lots of fluids and if the fever continues, please see his doctor. ...Read more
Have 7 yr old with strep throat. Taking amoxicillin for 6 days, has developed rash all over body today. What is wrong?
See below: Most often these are related to viral illnesses that are concomitant with the strep. However, allergy to the meds is always possible. As long as there is no respiratory problems, facial, mouth, throat, eye swelling or vomiting or diarrhea associated with the rash, anaphylaxis or angioedema does not sound present. If so, go to the er asap. Otherwise, you can get the rash seen by the pcp in am. ...Read more
My 9 year old has strep. He's had 3 doses of abx. Still has low grade fever (99-100) and now has developed a headache. Should I be concerned?
Strep throat: Treatment of Strep throat seldom treats the disease, but is used to remove the risk of subsequent development of rheumatic fever. Sometimes if begun early enough the antibiotics will shorten the course of illness. If the headache was accompanied by stiff neck, alterations in sensorium or level of consciousness, nausea and vomiting or other symptoms would definitely taken her to a doctor. ...Read more
I a 6y girl has staphylococcus throat still fever 5 days ago she took till now doses of antibiotics + 1shot rocephine but still fever is it normal?
Confusing question: Staph is not considered a common pathogen of a throat infection and would not necessarily respond to the Rocephin or Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) listed in your profile. Strep a is the primary throat germ we treat. Was the diagnosis made with a culture ? This may be a case of mono in addition to or instead of what is being treated. Followup visit is advised. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Child has strep been on antibiotics since yesterday, taken 2 doses. Should he still have a fever? Its 101.5 plus a mucousy cough. When will fever stop
Treatment failure: Symptoms of an illness that will respond to a particular antibiotic usually start to improve within 3-4 days if the appropriate antibiotic was prescribed, and they were taken as directed. Relapse or persistence of symptoms is generally regarded as a treatment failure or inaccuracy of the original diagnosis (i.e. viral not bacterial). Fever from Strep usually resolves in 2-3 days with antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 6 year old was treated for strep and ear infection on friday, feb 22 with amoxicillin. On feb 27, he had 103 degree fever. Again now too. Why?
6 yr old sick with fever cough runny nose very frequently past 1 1/2 month (over3 times) Fever stays for 3 days no antibiotics needed is it leukemia ?
My 2 yohas had fever for 9 days. He started with croup, congestion doc said viral. 3 days later ear infection&sinusitis on antbi x 3 day still fever. ?
Have child seen: The child has had a viral croup - and then a secondary ear infection treated with antibiotics - continuing fever cld be a viral infection or antibiotic was not appropriate. As fever is there even after 9 days suggests he shd be seen again. After evaluation and if it is appropriate all drugs can be stopped and the child observed before deciding on the next course of action. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 14 year old son has had strep throat for 7 days now. He is still running a 100+ fever every now and then. He has been on amoxicillin for four days?
Re exam : With adequately treated strep, fever should be resolved by day 4. Have him seen again if he wakes with a fever tomorrow. How was strep diagnosed? By rapid test? By culture? How is his pain? Is he having any drooling or trouble swallowing? Asymmetry of tonsils? Persistent infection can hide various places. Also, if no cx or testing done, several viruses may be culprit, mononucleosis among them ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed with strep. I'm on the antibiotics, have been for 3 days, but now I'm coughing up phlegm. The new cough is painful. Still Strep?
My son 3 had strep throat in november took amoxilin for 10 days now 2 months later is taking same med for scarlet fever. Could there be resistance?
My 2 year old son has been running fever for 3 consecutive days however he has no symptoms at all. Fever has highest of 104.5 1st day. Now its at 102?
Is the RSV virus dangerous in a 10 month old infant? She has been on antibiotics for 6 days. Today she has a fever of 102 and a clear chest xray.
Take it seriously: Appropiate hydration and support is essential.Any time a child is ill and a fever spikes, a concern arises for a secondary infection ie-ear infection.Antibiotics do not treat RSV so the fact that the child is taking one does not change the outcome.If your infant is more lethargic, drinking or urinating less, working harder to breath , or fever persists call your md right away. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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