Sep 5, 2012
I have a 2 year old son,he was admitted to the hospital for one week because of convulsion or simple seizure.Diagnosis is pnuemonia,they have treated him with ampicillin and amakacin for one week complete dosage. He was okay at that time but after 2 days at home he was suffering again high fevers. Is his treatment in the hospital really works? i am afraid,why until now he is always having fever? Does climate really affects? In the morning it is very hot here and in the evening very cold and rainy. Thank you and God bless us!
Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
Sorry to hear that your little one has been ill. I'm no pediatrician, but as I understand, simple seizures sometimes occur in children who have high fever. It would appear that his fever was due to the pneumonia. Antibiotics are the treatment for lung infections, like pneumonia, though the specific type of antibiotic depends on the type of organism (virus or bacteria) that is thought to be the cause.
Climate generally doesn't cause pneumonia or fevers- if your son is still having fevers, it would be a good idea to communicate this to his doctors.
I wish you both well, BY
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- When You Have Genital Herpes How Often Will I Break Out?
- What If You Took Medicine For Chlamydia And I Still Have Symptoms What Does That Mean?
- What If I've Never Had Sex And I Have Herpes?
- What Does It Mean To Have Herpes Antibodies?
- What Are The Long Term Effects Of Herpes?
- Tingling All Over Body Herpes
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.