Toddler with flu no food for 10 days

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Q: How long can a 2.5 year old go without food if unwell with flu and ear infection? Has so far been 10 days with only sips of water and milk

Symptoms:  Had back to back fever for 10 days starting with influenza virus now fevers are only 12 -14 hrs apart. Has ulcers in mouth and can't swallow. ear pain, inconsolable crying, grinding teeth, dr said red eardrums. Is taking panadol and now is on amoxycylin. Hsd no food for 10 days only water and milk small amounts
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