My 7 year old had the flu. She is on tamiflu. She has had 3 doses already. But still high fever. Treatment w tylenol (acetaminophen). When will I see improvements?
Any NEW Symptoms? Your child has only had three doses, which means a day and a half at best. Flu symtoms are going to last longer than that, even with the tamiflu. It's not like tylenol (acetaminophen) where the med works an hour later. It just shortens the total length of illness. Don't ignore new or worsening symptoms though - i've had a couple of patients who developed pneumonia or ear infections as complications. Rest, fluid!
HYPERPYREXIA. Recheck with your md, she might have bacterial complications.
Do I need to go to the doctors for the flu? I have had the flu for the last few days. I had a high fever the other day and was delirious. I took acetaminophen and it has kept the fever down. However, this morning I started throwing up and cannot keep anyt
Hello. . Hello. I am answering this five days after you wrote in. I hope that you are better by now. If you have delerium acutely from a fever; you need emergent help to get the fever down. If you can't keep down fluids there is a significant chance of dehydration which might require IV hydration. Read more...