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My 10 month old has a fever

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Give it a day or two: Could be an ear infection. If your child has no other symptoms and the fever responds to Motrin or tylenol, (acetaminophen) then i would give it a day... Read More

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
What other sx ?: Fever @ a 102 level is common in infants & toddlers with a wide variety of minor and some significant illnesses. I find tylenol (acetaminophen) can gi... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Fever +: May have concurrent teething (chewing gums) and virus (fever, earache, stuffy nose). Empaled suppositories not recommended for children under 1. Fever... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Or to doctor: A 10 month old with that high a fever should be seen by a doctor. Check with your family doctor or pediatrician to see if they can see the baby before... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: The fever often depends on the type of germ involved & where it is located.Many infant illnesses are viral & fever will last several days before recov... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elisa Ribelles-medhus
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
I think she’ll be ok: As a physician and mother of five children I have seen that teething can cause fever. So please use tincture of time in this case. If other symptoms e... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Pediatric Fever: You can use either Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for fever control. Remember this is treating the symptom. Fever up to 36 months can be a sign of bacte... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Yes: Any child under the age of one year with fever and changes in behavior, either physical or mental or both should be seen urgently by a pediatrician. P... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Infectious Illness: Hard to know which one. If you can control her fever with Tylenol and keep her hydrated with small amounts of Pedialyte frequently, hopefully she will... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: There are several types of viral illnesses with skin rashes. However, the issue should be evaluated by your pediatrician as a precaution.

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