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My son has been having high temperature, how often can i

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My son has been having high temperature, how often can i give him calpol and nurofen?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: calpol and nurofen, i haven’t seen a doctor it started yesterday afternoon
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Customer: he’s had stitches removed on Thursday from his chin. He had the stitches last week after a fall in the pool

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What is his age?

Are you giving him both?

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Customer: replied 4 days ago.
5.5 years. I am giving him both alternating every 4 hours . But i feel it’s not enough, his temperature is creeping back up quickly and he’s having chills. I am wondering if it’s related to his operation (the stiches and the removal of them on Thursday afternoon) should i get him to A&E tomorrow ?

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