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My four year old daugther took Bactrim (sp?) every night for a couple of years. No problem at all. Now, it takes a lot of talking into to get her to take something... say for a cold, etc.

Now, my two year old will not take ANYTHING.

About 10 days ago, my 4-year old got RSV. We tried to keep the girls apart, make sure they washed their hands... not drinking after eachother... etc... but as you know, it was going to happen.

My youngest got it a few days ago.

She has had 100+ temp off and on the past couple of days, but again, she won't take anything. We have to force Ibuprofen down her. Hold her down, force her mouth open and force it.

We never had to do this before, but I don't know what else to do. We've tried everything... putting it in juice, coke, ice cream, she somehow knows. Even the new meltaways, she won't taste it. We pretended it was candy, put it in a wraper... and she was excited "Candy!".

Once she put it in her mouth, it was "YUCKY!" and she spit it out.

I have no idea what to do... anyone have any advice??? PLEASE! It's really wearing on me. I've had an almost-migrane the past 24 hours because of this.

Heck, if I could give her a shot I would. I can't take much more of her refusing to do anything and act like we are killing her when we put anything close to her mouth.

:( :( :( :(