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Question: Fever and loss of appetite

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Answer: Hello dear, due to fever baby can feel loss of appetite. Here are some methods to try for fever... you can give her Calpol syrup prescribed by her doctor every 4-6 hrs and monitored her temperature every 2-3 hours as her temp. kept fluctuating between 99-102 degree Celsius . If the temp. exceeds 102 degrees, you should rush to the hospital for consultation..Place a cool, damp washcloth on your child's forehead while she rests....Give your child a lukewarm tub bath or a sponge bath. As the water evaporates from her skin, it will cool her and bring her temperature down. Don't use cold water. It can make her shiver and cause her body temperature to rise.... Offer your child plenty of fluids and chilled foods, such as ice pops and yogurt, to help cool the body from the inside out and keep her hydrated.... Keep him hydrated. It's important that babykeeps taking breast milk or formula during a fever to avoid dehydration. No matter your child's age, call the doctor if she has a fever along with other serious symptoms, like difficulty breathing or purple spots on her skin. These can be a sign of a serious bacterial infection....
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