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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Give TLC: Do nothing if the fever is under 101, except render tender love and care.

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Fever: See a pediatrician
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Using this site: You get the most from this site when you provide detailed info about a health issue followed by a clear question. Without detail like the age of the k ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Using this site: To get the most from this site you need to provide complete background information & ask a related question. Just stating your kid has a fever doe ... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See DR: If you are worried about the child see a DR. If you hope to learn something from this website, you must give us something to evaluate. How long a feve ... Read More
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Dangerous: Temperature of 39.5 is extremely high and may cause febrile convulsions. It may also be a sign of a severe underlying infection. You need to see a doc ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
What else ? : Many simple self healing viruses present with such symptoms. If the kid is able to take in meals & fluids well enough to stay hydrated, plays some ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morgan Daul
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Countless: There are countless causes for fever in a child. Teething in infants and common infections are highest on the list at this age bracket. Remember that ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
34 years experience Family Medicine
Need more details: How high? Any other symptoms? Eating okay? Playful at all? How old is s/he?
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nanette Nuessle
Specializes in Pediatrics
Age-dosed medication.: First of all, normal temperatures vary from 97-100.5 degrees. Temperatures above that range are usually a self-defense mechanism, and only need treatm ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Fever: See a pediatricia immediately. Do not wait, go now. A baby of this age can deteriorate very rapidly if the fever is due to infection. If you cannot r ... Read More
A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Watchful waiting: Since you dont mention how high his temperature is, i assume it must be over 101 for the moment i would push fluids and use anti pyretics like tylenol ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
104 to 105 F: We start to worry around 104-105 degrees fahrenheit.
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