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104 fever in 5 year old

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
If it happens...: ...A few times a year (up to once a month) these are probably unrelated different infections - viral, strep, or ear infections; fever and vomiting are ... Read More
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Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Migraine phenomena: Migraine without headache can cause this combination. Discuss this with your doctor and review family history for members with history of migraine. ... Read More
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Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
AURI: A little blood in the sputum is not at risk.It means his cough is severe to have a little bleeding with it. Does he have cough syrup ?
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Blood streaking in the phlegm could be due to a blood nose (epistaxis) that drained to the back of the throat, but it may also be due to other reasons ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Anything above 104: When temperatures rise to those levels they will produce significant discomfort, and are approaching near 105, above which the potential for seizures ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Time for visit: Rather than a symptomatic treatment for fever, a visit to define a possible treatable primary or secondary infection would be reasonable.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Fever: Many children develop minor illnesses that produce low grade fevers, and even trauma or overactivities can raise the body temperature. Would need to k ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Evaluation: Recurring elevation of temperature readings usually indicates an infection which is untreated. Other possible causes include malignancy, autoimmune di ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: Sleep has more benefit to your child than any chart you might be keeping to follow her illness.Fever actually slows the growth of most germs & speeds ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on symptoms: Does he/she have other symptoms? eating/drinking fluids? Any past medical history or on medications? Has he/she been exposed to others who are ill? A ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unrelated: You don't get fever from a bump on the head. If the kid did not get knocked out at the time, did not have episodes of vomiting or other signs to sugge ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
30 years experience Pediatrics
Allergies: She probably has allergies if she is otherwise acting healthy- ie eating, playing, sleeping well. However there is a small chance that she has a forei ... Read More
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