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A 32-year-old female asked:

16 month baby will daily fevers... 2-3 fevers/day ranging from 100.1-101.9. in week 6. pediatrician seems unphased. seems weird to me?

3 doctor answers10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Amy Halanski
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Hmmm: I would seek a second opinion or if you really trust your pediatrician, perhaps i would gently ask for blood tests called a CBC with differential, sed rate, and crp. If truly all of these tests are negative, make sure you keep all of your well child check appointments for further monitoring.
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Think urinary tract : For unexplained fevers in children it is good to exclude a urinary tract infection. After six weeks of fevers, it it necessary to look harder for a cause and i would recommend you schedule another appointment with your pediatrician.
Dr. Louis Cooper
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Fevers are a sign of another problem. See another physician for second opinion!
Apr 28, 2014
Dr. David Toturgul
Sports Medicine 15 years experience
Baby fevers: If your child is having fevers up to 101.9 daily for 6 weeks, you should be taking your child to the hospital for a complete evaluation. This is never normal, especially if this is happening every day continuously.

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