my 2 year old daughter has a fever and when i give her medicine she throws up what do i do?
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Angela - posted on 02/28/2009
i have heard that you can get tylenol suppositories. just don't keep giving her more medicine, some medicine does stay down, even though it doesn't look like it. i always try a lukewarm bath and keep an eye on the temp. there is an over the counter nausea medicine i found at walmart before. it was the generic brand. that works sometimes, but most of the time, i just let them sleep it off. i wait to give them liquids until they ask for them. then i start with warm temperature water, it seems to be easier on their stomach, and not too bad if it comes back up. hope this helps you, good luck! if her temp starts to spike, call your local emergency room, they will let you know if you need to bring her in. good luck!
Yasmin - posted on 02/28/2009
I'm sure you have contacted NHS Direct by now but if not please do so. I cannot give medical advice but if she has a fever than cool her down with luke warm flannels applied to her skin. If she is being sick she may be in danger of dehydration. Hope you get her back to good health soon.
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User - posted on 02/28/2009
One more thing and this works wonders. If you have a syringe give your child seven up or Gatorade and slowly release the liquid in her mouth to try and get fluids in her. You should do a syringe full every 10-15 min. I also make seven up Popsicles.
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