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my husband has a fever of 100 how much is to high

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malinda Linn
13 years experience Family Medicine
Fever: The technical definition of a fever is 100.4, otherwise it is merely called an elevated temperature. Many different types of infection, inflammation, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Call surgeon: Some congestion likely, and may need therapy and or antibiotic. The surgeon will have the best opinion and see in office.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience Orthodontics
See MD ASAP: Cellulitis is a rather diffuse and aggressive infection. It can lead to some serious problems if not treated quickly. Knowing the source of the infect ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Ibuprofen : If it has only been a couple of days i would just give him Ibuprofen because he probably just has the flu. However, if he has any new symptoms or gets ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Where ?: Physicians on the site are better able to give you answer when you provide enough basic information.Protein is a normal building block of the body.It' ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
More than 103: It is more common for children to have higher tempt when they are sick comparing to adults. When tempt is too high....It can induce seizure etc....Thu ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience Orthodontics
Dose by weight: If fever continues, see an md. As to proper dosing with tylenol (acetaminophen) or similar "fever" medications, if they are liquid, you should careful ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Common issue: Most fever in infants starts out as a viral illness & many will self heal.The normal effect of fever on breathing rate is to increase it by up to 5 br ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Yes this is : High.Need to conttol the fever. This may just be viral unless fever persisted despite proper dosing of anti fever medicine and she look sick with othe ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
34 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Drink water : Alcohol causes vasodilation of arterial system, which makes a person feel warmer and frequently is associated with the reddened face
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Fooddoes not effect : Food has no effect on platelets. If you are concened, you can get your platelets count checked. What your sister has does not have any effect on you.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
If you are worried: When you are concerned, that is when you see the doctor. It si not how high a temp is that is concerning (unless it is 106). It is how the child is ac ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
20 years experience Pediatrics
Endocrinologist : Endocrinologist are specialist who take care of your organs which make hormones, needed for normal growth . Definitely they would help in your case.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Varies: And depends upon what the cause is. If this is typical 'common cold' he should be better within a few days. If it continues beyond a week and he dev ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: I trust he is taking his medication and unless his physician says otherwise, there's no need to protein-restrict him. Liver and sweetbreads are probab ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
WHAT IS FULL LIFE?: NOBODY HAS A CRYSTAL BALL, BUT HE SHOULD TRY AND GET EVERYTHING CONTROLLED AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
27 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
CRP normal: Cfb of 8.7 is normal. What is the age of your daughter? For toddlers, it is not uncommon to have frequent upper respiratory infections at this time of ... Read More
A 11-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla L. King
22 years experience Pediatrics
Infection: Your white blood cells help fight infection. If those cells are too low they may increase her risk for infection. Some ethnic groups have a naturall ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
High fever, C her Dr: Hope fever went down after ibuprofen. If not, needs to see dr.. Hope it's a virus, but uti, strep throat and pneumonitis all need to be ruled out and ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See MD: Unable to diagnose based on this. But he should definitely be seeing a physician for this if not already doing so.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Mono/new baby: Most patients will recover from mono but this may takes months. New baby=no sleep= exhaustion. There is no sure way to boost the immune system but reg ... Read More
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A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
Please seek: Please seek emergency care immediately as it sounds based on your description that he is in respiratory distress. Hope all goes well.

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