Friday, April 23, 2010

Roseola fever...

Balqis pernah kene this fever... penuh satu badan bintik-bintik merah dan high fever... since Balqis pernah warded coz of fever... kita orang memang panik la... demam panas sangat... and lembik memanjang... and this fever berpanjangan dan tak surut walaupun dah bagi ubat demam. Balqis start having fever since 19th October 2009, only on 23rd October 2009 the red spot appear. we start searching the internet about fever symptoms, we fear of denggi and H1N1 yang famous pada waktu itu... menakutkan seh.... at that time fara jumpa one blog nie cerita about her daughter meninggal coz of denggi.. symthoms dia lebih kurang.. dan lebih menakutkan dan menyedihkan adalah anak dia meniggal dunia after a few day having fever.... kita orang lagi la panik... balqis dah few times ke klinik amik ubat demam... tapi kita orang dah mula risau.. kita orang terus bawak ke hospital terdekat untuk dapatkan ubat... first time doctor prescribe with antibiotics. then secondly, demam still tak surut and red spot start to appear... we went to the hospital again, doctor prescribe another antibiotics and have blood tested for confirmation the fever is not denggi....

here are some pictures for your reference... if anybody out there have the same symptoms...

The red spot on Balqis face & body

Jari berbalut after ujian darah

We put on "Bedak sejuk" to cool her off and to heal of the red spot

Alhamdullillah after few days the red spot heal off and no scars

Here I attached some information from that we have referred before and it do help us a lot and do comfort us a lil bit dari panik tak tentu hala... hehehehe.

Find your toddler's symptoms in the left-hand column and then click on the link at right to learn more about the condition. (Note: This chart is a guide and does not replace the advice of your doctor.)

Symptoms:What it could be:
Flushed face, irritability, lack of appetite, damp hair, heat rash. Toddler may be sitting in the sunshine, a closed car, or a warm room, or be dressed too warmly.Overheating
Severe cold symptoms, runny nose, cough, sore throat, fatigue, muscle aches, diarrhea, vomiting, poor appetite. Sudden onset of fever, typically 101 degrees Fahrenheit or higher. Most common between November and April.Influenza (Flu)
Ear pain, fever higher than 100 degrees F. Possibly stomach upset, poor appetite, vomiting, or diarrhea. In rare cases, yellow or whitish fluid drains from ear. Most common after a cold.Ear Infection
Small blister-like sores in the mouth and on the palms of the hands or the soles of the feet (and possibly the buttocks). Mild fever, sore throat, loss of appetite. Most common in preschoolers but can occur at any age.Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease
Small red blisters inside the mouth or on the lips. Sore throat, fever, may refuse to eat or drink, bad breath, may be dehydrated.Gingivostomatitis
Fever between 101 and 105 degrees F for two to five days. May have runny nose before or with the fever. Afterward, a raised pink rash on torso, spreading to neck, face, and arms. Most often affects children between 6 months and 3 years of age.Roseola
Deep cough that sounds like a bark; noisy, labored breathing; high-pitched sound on inhalation; cold symptoms. Frequently accompanied by a low fever, sometimes as high as 104 degrees F. Most common under 5 years of age.Croup
Irritability; possibly some indication that urination is painful; cloudy, bloody, or foul-smelling urine. Sometimes vomiting or diarrhea. Usually fever; sometimes with no other symptoms.Urinary Tract Infection
A cold that seems to be getting worse; persistent cough; fast, labored breathing; fever; chills.Pneumonia
Fever may be the first symptom, followed by nausea, cramps, chills, vomiting, or diarrhea.Gastroenteritis (Stomach Flu)
High fever, vomiting, diarrhea, irritability. Sometimes the only symptom is a fever.Blood Infection Call the doctor right away
Fever, headache, vomiting, irritability, poor appetite. May have stiff neck.Meningitis Call the doctor right away
Runny nose with clear mucus that may thicken and turn gray, yellow, or green over the next week or so; perhaps a cough or a low fever. Will play and eat fairly normally when fever comes down (if not, could be something more serious than a cold).Common Cold
Cold symptoms, such as a runny nose, a minor cough, and fever, followed by a more pronounced cough a couple of days later. May also have wheezing, rapid breathing, or breathing with increased effort. (May or may not cause a fever.)Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), or Bronchiolitis
Throat pain; possibly fever; chills; swollen glands in the neck. Tonsils may be swollen, bright red, and flecked with white. May have cold symptoms as well.Sore Throat

1 comment:

Drama Mama said...

good info farah! takut bila anak demam tinggi ni...macam2 ble jadi kan. huhu