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jessicaandbumpsmummy Tue 05-Jul-05 22:19:47

Jess is having cold sweats.... dont know what to do - she has never had them before. Just given a dose of nurofen and she is out for the count, but im scared of leaving her. PLEASE HELP

FlounceyFlossam Tue 05-Jul-05 22:20:51

whats her temp?

Ladymuck Tue 05-Jul-05 22:21:12

What was her temp? How has she been for the rest of the day? Is this the only symptom?

jessicaandbumpsmummy Tue 05-Jul-05 22:21:30

normal temp, but cold to touch but sweating

Mum2girls Tue 05-Jul-05 22:21:48

Call NHS Direct on 0845 4647 immediately

jessicaandbumpsmummy Tue 05-Jul-05 22:21:51

been fine all day. just tonight

aloha Tue 05-Jul-05 22:21:56

Have you taken her temperature? Has she shown signs of being poorly? And how old is she? There is a vomiting bug about atm, horrid but not at all serious.

jessicaandbumpsmummy Tue 05-Jul-05 22:22:09

11 months.

Mum2girls Tue 05-Jul-05 22:22:27

sorry don't want to be alarmist - but you're obviously v. concerned.

hercules Tue 05-Jul-05 22:22:28

Get on the phone, Jessica.

MistressMary Tue 05-Jul-05 22:22:44

Nhs direct love

Good luck.

WideWebWitch Tue 05-Jul-05 22:23:36

If you're worried call nhs direct. If she's just sweating maybe she's fighting something off.

WideWebWitch Tue 05-Jul-05 22:24:48

With no other symptoms I doubt there's anything serious, really, but they will be able to reassure you. Sweating alone isn't usually serious. I'm no expert and all that but hoping to help you feel calmer!

jessicaandbumpsmummy Tue 05-Jul-05 22:26:24

just done temp again, 36... cool.....

she isnt unwell in herself, just a bit concerned that she is cold and sweaty..... will see how she goes and if things change ill call nhs direct

sallystrawberry Tue 05-Jul-05 22:27:10

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Ladymuck Tue 05-Jul-05 22:27:39

Not sure that this helps but IME NHS Direct are always over the top in their response (ie better safe than sorry). So don't feel too worried even if they say something like "go to casualty" - it is still often not a big deal. They had me call an amubulance when ds2 had croup...

jessicaandbumpsmummy Tue 05-Jul-05 22:27:57

sweating in her sleep.

MistressMary Tue 05-Jul-05 22:41:29

Sweating it out hopefully.
Just keep on with fluids and if you are worried go with your gut instinct Jm.

sallystrawberry Tue 05-Jul-05 22:42:23

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jessicaandbumpsmummy Tue 05-Jul-05 22:50:19

not been poorly at all - usual happy self all day. went to bed fine at 8.30pm but woke up at 10pm cuddled her and she went back to sleep and she was sweating but really cold. she is back in bed now, but dont think ill sleep right tonight

MistressMary Tue 05-Jul-05 22:51:43

see how it goes.
Docs tomorrow am/ Hv for advice.

misdee Tue 05-Jul-05 22:54:44

whats the termp if her room? dd3 is really sweaty atm the temp in my room is cooler than in here so she feels more comfortbale in there.

emily05 Tue 05-Jul-05 22:55:08

Jess - the NHS also have a website that you can use a self help bit on and get advice here

sallystrawberry Tue 05-Jul-05 22:55:12

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jessicaandbumpsmummy Tue 05-Jul-05 22:55:28

its not hot but its not cold - pretty much the same as the rest of the house.

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