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5 year old excessively sleepy after finishing antibiotics

Patient: My 5 year old just got finished with a course of antibiotics after being diagnosed with a mild bronchial infection. Today she is excessively sleepy, sleeping for more than 3 hours this morning, after an 11 hour sleep last night. Should I be worried? When she is awake she is alert and aware and not coughing much. What should I do?

 

 

Symptoms: Excessive sleepiness

 

 

Doctor:

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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