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to worry about what I should do about swine flu?

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debs40 Thu 16-Jul-09 11:39:50

DS2's (he's 3) nursery announced yesterday that they have had a confirmed case of swine flu. Not alot you can do about these things, the virus is out there and it was bound to reach a workplace/school/nursery near us at some point.

It is not a nursery day for DS2 today but last night and this morning I noticed he just wasn't himself. You know how they get when they're coming down with something, grumpy, a bit warm, tearful. He's been watching tv this morning and doesn't seem up to much else. He says his throat and ear hurt and he's a bit snotty. His temperature is not particularly high though.

What would you do? Do I ring GPs or am I being silly and just reading too much into this? Isn't a high temperature key?

LIZS Thu 16-Jul-09 11:47:00

Apparently you don't necessarily get a high temperature but he could just as easily have an ear infection so worth ringing gp for advice.

smallblessings Thu 16-Jul-09 11:54:27

Ring your gp for advice, tamiflu is only issued in the first 48 hours.

debs40 Thu 16-Jul-09 12:07:53

Thanks. I will give them a ring now.

debs40 Thu 16-Jul-09 12:57:03


Spoke to GP. They don't appear to be concerned unless temperature is high.

smallblessings Thu 16-Jul-09 14:21:09

Oh good. Hope he feels better soon. smile

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