Question of the Week

Question :
Posted On : 04 Nov 2021
Is coating of tongue in a febrile child should be taken as a sign of toxemia and warrants antibiotic initiation?
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Expert Answer :
Not a good sign in young infants for toxemia. It is a good sign suggesting toxemia in children older than 5 years. Do not initiate antibiotics only from coated tongue even in older kids.
Answer Discussion :
K
khalid mansy
yes may be scarlet fever
27 Days ago
D
DR-Emad Wissam
Yes If the child is immune compromised
28 Days ago
H
HumbleLion(Mon Ami)
Is Fever not Toxemia
28 Days ago
A
Aala Farah
No, is not a sign of toxaemia
28 Days ago
P
pragya shakya
No, other signs of sepsis shoukd be looked for
28 Days ago




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