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9 month old baby high fever

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Missing info: What are they treating? Antibiotics do nothing for viral illnesses and if bacterial the antibiotic may be a wrong choice. If the kid is taking enough ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Not normal: High fever is not "normal" , but a symptom that your baby is likely fighting an infection. It is an old wives tale that teething causes fever, so don' ... Read More
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Dr. George Thomas
38 years experience Dentistry
Teething: During teething infants can show irritability, restlessness, drooling, increase in the amout of finger sucking or rubbing the gum. A fever or cough ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Call Pediatrician: Teething does not cause cough, colds, or high fevers. Your child is sick. Please call the pediatrician.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
101: Or higher.
Dr. Theresa-Ann Clark
23 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: Fever usually means that the body is raising the temperature to stop viral or bacterial attacks. An infant retains the mother's antibodies for about 3 ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience Pediatrics
High fever: She may have a serious infection. Take her to the er immediately or call your pediatrician.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
The sinuses, or air : Spaces, are not well-developed enough in an infant for a diagnosis of sinusitis. If there is no middle ear infection, pneumonia or meningitis to defi ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Ibuprofen cautiously: >100 different infections could be causing the fever so there is no way to answer your question, but... Most of the infections are common colds etc. ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Some basics: Feed the kid some ice chips to settle the stomach. Small frequent amounts or sips of fluid are more likely to stay down than large volumes that stret ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
What else ?: Many simple childhood viruses start with high fluctuating fever. When the kid is able to keep up with their fluid needs (wets every 6-8 hrs) and plays ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
High ?: I have parents who think 38c(100.4f) is high and some don't until it reaches 40(104). Many kids get low grade temps, but any 3 mo with irritability an ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saul Hymes
14 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Hard to say: Sometimes bacteria can produce toxins that cause skin peeling but E coli is unlikely to do so. Also some antibiotics can cause skin rashes so it is po ... Read More
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