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sons not well at all, any advice

(8 Posts)
jofeb04 Wed 01-Jun-05 19:16:30

Our ds is 15months old, and is normally a child who doesnt often cry. However, for the past few days hes been really distressed when hes having food. He seems ok chewing it, but he cries out when hes swollowing it.
Rang emergeny gp, who said to go and see doctor in the morning.
Ds had mmr jab about 2 weeks ago, is it anything to do with this?
Apart from eating, hes in good health.
BTW, calpol doesnt seem to work.

tiffini Wed 01-Jun-05 19:17:59

sounds like he has a sore throat, do you have any childrens Nurefen.

jofeb04 Wed 01-Jun-05 19:21:26

Thx for that, we havent got any childrens nurefen, will it be better than calpol for him?

huggybear Wed 01-Jun-05 19:22:10

bump xx

tiffini Wed 01-Jun-05 19:24:55

Yes nurofen will help reduce swelling in his throat, you can give this as well as calpol about an hour apart.
I would still take him to gp though as it may be tonsilitis (sp??)

HappyMumof2 Wed 01-Jun-05 19:25:22

Message withdrawn

jofeb04 Wed 01-Jun-05 19:26:27

Thx for that mumof2, tiffini, we'll see how it goes tonight, and see a doctor if its still the same tomorrow.
He also seems to be trying to grab at his throat

juuule Wed 01-Jun-05 19:26:52

My ds developed a very mild case of mumps about 2 weeks after the jab. That was 17years ago so don't know if the vaccine is different now. Would explain sore throat though.
By the way ds was fine once it passed.

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