How to prevent and treat the flu – Paediatricians in Stratford/London
When your child is running a fever it is one of the scariest things that a parent can experience, must of the time you don’t know whether to take your child to see a doctor or to let the fever run its natural course.
Why has my child developed a fever?
Your child could have developed a fever for a number of reasons. The fever is usually a sign of a viral or bacterial infection. Additionally it could be the sign of a malignant tumour. Lastly, fevers can be caused by certain types of medication.
What are some flu symptoms?
Some common flu symptoms include:
- High fever
- aching muscles
- chills and sweats
- sore throat
- runny nose
How can I prevent my child from getting the flu?
You can prevent your child from getting the flu by getting the flu jab for kids. The flu jab has a string of dead viruses that are most popular and most likely to infect people for that year. The flu vaccine is always recommended to children, the elderly and anyone who has pre-existing illnesses that may weaken their immune system.
When should I take my child to see the paediatrician/doctor when they have a fever?
Generally, if you are concerned about your child’s health it is always a good idea to visit a paediatrician. It is better to be safe than sorry. However, if your child is below the age of 3 months then you should always take your child to the ER if they are running a high fever.
How much does it cost to visit a child’s health specialist/ paediatrician at the private medical clinic in London?
Check out our price-list to see how much a visit to our child paediatrician in our Stratford/ London paediatrician clinic will cost.
Where are our private medical health clinics located? Paediatrician near me?
We have a medical health clinic in London, North London and in Stratford.
Call us today to book an appoint to our paediatrician – children’s health specialist.
Our private medical clinic in London has been established in 2012 and provides paediatric services and some others such as massage therapy, laboratory testing & results, private GP and respiratory medicine.