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3 year old fever 102

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
50 years experience Pediatrics
Urgent: Hi, the fever itself does not concern me, but you describe him as sleeping all day and night and can't stay awake, otherwise described as listless or ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Sterling
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No Time To Waste: Probably both, or worse, so get off the computer and get to an ER... NOW....
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kimberly Heimer
24 years experience Family Medicine
Likely a virus: A mild fever from allergies is possible but 102.6 is higher than i would expect. Most likely this is a viral illness and will resolve in 24-48 hours. ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Viral or StrepThroat: Mild nose and throat symptoms can be from cold viruses, strep throat, allergies, etc., except that allergies don't cause a 102.6 fever. Doctors have r ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Helle Lukk
40 years experience Family Medicine
TAKE HIM TO ER NOW!!: A 5 yo with a temp that is high, not responding to meds and lethargic needs to be seen right now. Take him/her to the er now.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Tommorow: Take your daughter to the doctor tomorrow. She may have a virus but after three days with a cough she should be evaluated.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Some tips: 3 days of fever and vomiting - take your son to see a medical provider - urgent care or er these days. It may be a simple cold or the flu (more likely ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Take him into ER and get medical care.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
27 years experience Pediatrics
No: Though we call seasonal allergies, "hayfever", fever is not caused by allergies.
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Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
31 years experience Pediatrics
Viral illness: Symptom or comfort care and monitoring would be my suggestion if she is otherwise not too distraught or bothered by the cough at night and diarrhea is ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Typhoid : Some of the antimicrobials used for typhoid are not ideal in childhood. If sensitive, Ampicillin could be used, otherwise ceftriaxone.
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Contact Doctor Now: We do not wait until morning when a child has both fever and abdominal pain. Please, this child needs a medical evaluation urgently.

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