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Child Fever

Both my children are having high fevers- temperatures 39.7c.
Please help me to choose the most suitable remedies.

6year old:
1) It started on 4/7 with a cold. -I gave ferr phos 6x.

2) 6/7: the cold got better, but she had diarrhea and a fever.- I gave aconite 30c (4 doses) along with ferr phos 6x.

3) 7/7, no more diarrhea and cold, fever getting better, but developing a slight cough.- I gave pulsatilla 30c (1 dose)

4) on 8/7, no more coughing.
But fever getting worse. Temp 38.5c.
Lethargic and reduced appetite.
Always feels cold, mumbles in sleep. Thirsty.

5) 9/7, no coughing.
Fever getting worse- temperature 39.5c.
Tired, no appetite.
Mumbles in sleep.
Drinks a lot. Gave ferr phos 6x at day.
In the evening, as face got red, complains of headache, very high fever- I gave belladonna 30c.(1 dose)
By night, temperature is reducing, appetite improving but still weak and tired.


2.7 year old:
1) 6/7: started sneezing (infected by sister) and also diarrhea- I gave ferr phos 6x.

2) 7/7: no more diarrhea. Sneezing getting worse and frequent with runny nose.-I gave phos 30c (1 dose) with ferr phos 6x.

3) 8/7: sneezing gone. But starts to have fever by 6pm. Weak, reduced appetite, wakes up crying in the night and wanting water.- Gave phos 30c (1 dose)

4) 9/7 (morning): high fever, 39.5c.
Starts coughing- starts with dry but sometimes sounds a bit phlegmy.
Reduced appetite but thirsty.
Lethargic, red face, watery eyes and nose, very hot at head and body- gave belladonna 30c in the evening.
By night, temperature only slightly reduced (39.4c) but when body and feet are touched, does not feel as hot as before.

Should I continue with the belladonna?
 
  namn on 2018-07-09
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Give Belladonna if they are still having high fever ( 39.0 c +), also add Calc carb 30c.
 
Tui 5 months ago

Thank you for your response.
The have responded well to the 1 dose of belladonna and today their temperatures are 37.5.
They look much better and have appetite too, I’m very relieved.
So I think I should stop The belladonna.
They still have a slight cough.
Should I give calc carb?
 
namn 5 months ago

Cough might stay around for a while but no, you don't have to give them anything.

You managed the case very well.
 
Tui 5 months ago

Thank you!
Am giving the credit to all the posts in this forum and homeopaths like you, though. :)
God bless!

I wonder if I should wait for a day or two to see if the cough is really gone, before giving another remedy?
 
namn 5 months ago

Usually, the cough is the last thing to go and it may stay around for a week or sometimes even longer than a week, but if your children are in a good health in general, like they don't have asthma or a severe allergy, then I would just wait and see before giving them a new remedy.
 
Tui 5 months ago

I agree, again thank you.
Have a good day. :)
 
namn 5 months ago

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