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V sleepy 4 year old - should I worry?

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Rollonbedtime7pm Wed 12-Apr-17 17:38:09

Posting here for quick response - 4 year old DD complaining of feeling cold and tired earlier, has been asleep for over and hour and a half and is difficult to wake.

Should I be worried? No temp or anything else.

drivingmisspotty Wed 12-Apr-17 17:39:53

Yes, i would worry and dial 111 for advice

Rollonbedtime7pm Wed 12-Apr-17 17:41:10

She keeps waking and going back to sleep, sometimes looks like she is asleep with her eyes open!

abcBears Wed 12-Apr-17 17:41:18

Do call 111 now.

Insist if they don't give you an appointment with an out of hour doctor / medical center of some kind.

Hope he's ok, but worth checking now!

abcBears Wed 12-Apr-17 17:41:43

*hope She is ok (sorry)

lucy101101 Wed 12-Apr-17 17:42:15

My 5 year old did just this last week. He fell asleep at 5pm and I just couldn't wake him so put him in bed. The next day he came down with a cold. However, good advice to ring 111 if you are worried.

OrlandaFuriosa Wed 12-Apr-17 17:42:45

Agree. Because dc is four they'll almost certainly tell you to take to surgery/ hospital. Listlessness, excessive sleepiness, not being alert, check for all of those. Tell them about hydration and Boris and how long thus has gone on. Hope ok.

OrlandaFuriosa Wed 12-Apr-17 17:44:37

*Boris? Fgs no!!!! Bowels, a much more civilised subject,

Lukeandlorelai4Ever Wed 12-Apr-17 23:08:27

How is he now? Hope all ok

Lukeandlorelai4Ever Wed 12-Apr-17 23:08:43

Sorry she

mycatsmellsnice Wed 12-Apr-17 23:32:41

It's usually a sign in our house that our very hyper and vigilant child is about to come down with a cold or stomach upset. Very noticeable change in their usual presentation but never resulted in anything alarming.

Madwoman5 Thu 13-Apr-17 01:06:17

Small did this just before easter break then a few days later came down with strep throat.

OkPedro Thu 13-Apr-17 01:08:01

rollon how is your dd now?

DancingLedge Thu 13-Apr-17 01:08:10

Cold and difficult to wake, please ring OOHrs or 111

Rollonbedtime7pm Thu 13-Apr-17 08:15:27

Thanks all - she woke up eventually and said she felt a bit better.

She went to bed soon after and was sick early this morning. I actually went to bed feeling rough so we're obviously incubating some bugs... great! Happy holiday! grin

Lukeandlorelai4Ever Thu 13-Apr-17 08:32:34

Ah, at least nothing to serious, hope it passes soon!

Beadoren Thu 13-Apr-17 08:48:45

My DS is like this when he is v poorly. The dr told me being sleepy itself wasn't a problem it's only if you literally can't rouse them and they are unresponsive. When I'm poorly I just want to sleep it off, this sounds the same. Having said that, you will know in your gut if something is wrong. Hope she feels better soon x

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