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Cold Fever Remedy For A 1 Year Old Baby
Can my 1 year old take cetirizine for his itching and runny nose and infant tylenol (acetaminophen) for his fever at the same time?
Yes: Just check the dosage which would depend on his/her weight. ...Read more
Varies: Infants under a year of age have no immunity to swine flu. They can be vaccinated and the vaccine works about 50-60 percent of the time after 2 doses. Most do well with illness eventually. They can get very ill, need hospitalization or even die from swine flu. They are in the high risk group for complications and would benefit from treatment with the anti-flu medicine tamiflu (oseltamivir). ...Read more
My baby one year old. She have full cold & cough little bit fever also. What medication is safe to give?
URI: Take her in the washroom and let her inhale the steam of a hot shower. At night let her sleep with a vaporizer. Raise her mattress so she is sleeping on an angle. Use salt water nose drops at least four times a day. Rub vaporub on her chest at night. I would not use juice because the sugars may cause diarrhea to add to her discomfort. ...Read more
After I gave birth to my second child, every one or two months I will have a fever. Is this normal? My second child now is 1 year old.
Hi Doctor, I have 1 year old son and he is suffering from fever and cold. My doctor has given Nasivion 0.01% drops. My wife thought that we should feed the medicine to my baby and she did it. Later she realized that that medicine is for external use onl
Do not worry:
A mistake was made and u have learnt from it. NASIVION orally will do him no harm in the small amount u must have used. No side effects will result. So do not worry. For such and similar perceived poisonings u shd keep the 24 hour poison control center phone numbers in New Delhi, India. They will respond quicker than ur doctors and such portals.
+91 11-26589391. ...Read more
Fever in Children: Please learn the following by heart. A fever in a child is nothing to just tolerate. It is imperative to find the reason for the fever; it is imperative to treat the cause of the fever; it is imperative to keep the child hydrated and to keep the fever down with children's Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen). But finding the reason for the fever is paramount. ...Read more
Fever not the issue: A trip to the hospital, should be done in consultation with your physicians office.Fever is a sign of beneficial natural response to illness, not the enemy. Any 1yo may run 103-105 in response to simple illness, but the temp is less important than other kid signs. Lethargy, refusal of fluids, inactivity are more worrisome. The kid with 103 that smiles, feeds & plays is less so. Call the service first. ...Read more
My one year old has a cold and has had RSV in his last but he has had a fever for two weeks now ranging from 100-101what should I do?
One year old daughter has cold like symptoms and fever of 102. Just completed 10 day dose of amoxicillin for UTI 2 days ago.
How I take care my one year old child with bronchitis and also has I lot of fever I went to de doctor. Ahn the doctor gives to him albuterol?
I have been using diclofenac Na supp for my son since he was one year old for high fever according to Dr advice, have I caused my child any harm?
My baby is one year old, he has a little bit of fever but I'm giving him tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil but his head is so hot is that normal?
Should-N0: There are many opinions on the treatment of fever in children. Not all fever has to be treated. Acetamenophen is a good fever reducer. Ibuprofen is a good fever reducer. Depending on the age of the child & the weight of the child, either is acceptable. Some physicians recommend alternating a dose of one with the other every 4 hours so that no one drug get in the toxic range. Discuss with pcp. ...Read more
If a 1 year old is taking allergy medicine (claratin) can she take cold and fever medicine (advil)?
Medications: Yes, both medications are compatible and can be taken together. ...Read more
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Keep hydrated: We're seeing a lot of gastroenteritis, or the "stomach flu". Currently it's the norwalk virus, or a norovirus. The biggest thing is making sure she doesn't get dehydrated. Watch urine output, tears, drooling and energy level. If those start to flag a bit, then go get her looked at. ...Read more
My baby is sick with fever and lots of dihearrea I gave her pork sunday and since then she's been sick she's 1 year old what should I do to help her?
See below: Her symptoms may or may not be related to the pork. If no one else got sick after eating the same food, then not related. She can take florastor for her diarrhea. But, she should be evaluated. ...Read more
My 1 year old daughter has had mottled skin for 2 weeks now. Hands and feet are cold but forehead feels normal. No fever and eating well. Normal?
What is the treatment of hepatospleenomegaly. My one year old child is affected with this disease and having metabolic storage disorder.
Liver: I think I would get the advice of a pediatrician who specializes I liver disease who would be able to give you answers to that question ...Read more
Chicken soup!: No kidding - the fluids and humidity of soup is very helpful for little ones with colds. Otherwise, use of humidifier, nasal saline to clear secretions (lots of different brands out there, cheap saline solution works just as well as name brand salines). Use bulb suction if child doesn't sneeze out the solution after you use it. Push fluids and lots of TLC are also important! ...Read more
How to know the cause of urticaria in one year old baby? Treatment? And could it result in hypomelanosis?
Urticaria: In a one year old is uncommon, especially chronic types, even though, most of the time the cause would be unknown & would resolve spontaneously, just get controlled with medicine like cetirizine.Allergies to certain foods can be a cause, but mostly it's obvious with direct correlation with the offending food as milk or peanuts. Right diagnosis leads to right management, check again, have a 2nd opinion ...Read more
What is the sptoms of UTI in one year old baby what is the treatment if culture shows e coli urine collected in a container and was send?
Uti in that age range may present with any combination of:
fever, foul urine, poor appetite, stomachache, vomiting, irritability, painful urination or diarrhea --> many things may point toward the uti, or it may just be fever and irritability.
Bactrim or a cephalosporin may be a reasonable antibiotic choice, but this may be adjusted based on culture sensitivities or previous antibiotic exposure. ...Read more
My one year old weighs 22 pounds. Our doctor said to give him dimetapp for his cough. I have the multi symptom cold & flu.
Not recommended: Research has shown that cough and cold medicines offer little benefit to young children and can have serious side effects. Children's Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin (ibuprofen) can help with pain and discomfort, while a vaporizer or time in the bathroom with the hot shower running can loosen congestion and help with cough. Saline nasal spray can help with a runny nose. ...Read more
My one year old has had a fever of 40.1 celcius (100.4 farenheit) for an hour. Should we take him to the emergency?
Fever: Sn er visit is not necesary. First you want to make your baby as comfortable as possible. Make sure the baby is well hydrated, and if the fever surpasses 101f, you can give a dose of infant acetaminophen. If you are unable to control the fever this way, I recommend consulting with your doctor. ...Read more
Should I take my one year old to the dr if he has a fever, is breathing kind of fast and hard and is coughing?
Please seek: Please seek emergency care immediately as it sounds based on your description that he is in respiratory distress. Hope all goes well. ...Read more