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fever for 5 month old

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Possibly a reaction: from immunizations, but if your child cannot take anything by mouth without vomiting it would be recommended that you contact your pediatrician.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
36 years experience Family Medicine
Liquids: It is more important the child is drinking fluids than it is to consume milk in the first 24 hours. If you try juices or water and the child is also ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Have them seen: Would call local family doctor or pediatrician and discuss with them. If they cannot see baby would go to er in preferably a children's hospital if a ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
Not uncommon, but: I worry more about fever in an infant less than 6 months of age. If the baby is feeding ok, acting normal, smiles and is playful but has this fever, ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
9 years experience Pediatrics
Fever: Make sure the baby is not irritable or lethargic - these can be signs of a serious infection. If either of these exist - take the baby to the er. Tyl ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: same toom is unlikely enough to transfer infectious particles. Most infections are tranitted through either respitatory droplets or hand contact. Ta ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
NO: This child should be seen by doctor in the next day. The illness that comes to mind and rarely at this age is roseola. It is usually a longer time for ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: Take her to her pediatrician to be evaluated and to find the cause of fever so be treated.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Might! : You are absolutely correct in your hunch that breastfeeding may help prevent baby from getting sich with this exposure. Breastfed babies have lower i ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Petros Ayele
29 years experience General Practice
See pediatrician: I believe you need to see pediatrician, after you lower down the fever with Motrin suspension. I hope vaccination is up to date!
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
39 years experience Pediatrics
Irritable: The only way to know what's wrong with him, is to have him seen. Especially if he is that irritable.

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