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what is considered a fever for a 1 year old

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Hayes
Specializes in Family Medicine
Insufficient info: Recurrent fevers are a concern. There are a number of things that could be causing them, but without a more complete evaluation it's impossible to tel ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
100.4 F = 38 C: Check out http://www.Aafp.Org/afp/2007/0615/p1805.Html. We tolerate higher temperatures in older children who don't appear "toxic". But younger childr ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
21 years experience Pediatrics
Fever: Sn er visit is not necesary. First you want to make your baby as comfortable as possible. Make sure the baby is well hydrated, and if the fever surpas ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Variable: The average 1yo is expected to get 5-7 respiratory viruses /yr and 2-3 diarrhea viruses/yr. These are often set apart buy periods of weeks of good hea ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
ER/Ped/UC: Give the baby 1 tsp of acetaminophen per 20 pounds of body weight and take the baby to an ER, pediatrician or urgent care center. A fever of 105 in th ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
See doctor : Most fevers are of viral origin but bacterial infections also cause high fevers. The pediatrician should evaluate a child with a fever of 40 degrees.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
49 years experience Pediatrics
Not teething: Fever at that age is usually due to some viral illness, not due to teething. If the baby has no other discomfort, eats well, sleeps well, and plays no ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
No cold meds: Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for fever. Honey or warm apple juice for cough.
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.
A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Do not Worry: Kids often throw up when they do not like something or do not want to eat.This sounds behavioral to me.But throwing up once a week , i would not do mu ... Read More

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