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A 33-year-old female asked:

My 5 year old son has a 102.8 fever, vomited once, complains that his stomach hurts, very sleepy, not drinking and so not urinating. what do i do?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Fever: Take your child to the ER. He may need i.v. fluids because of dehydration
Dr. Emil Mondoa
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Get help: Take him to docs office, urgent care or emergency dept whichever easiest. Meanwhile sponge him down with tepid water face towel and a dose of Tylenol (acetaminophen) if he can tolerate it.
Last updated Mar 22, 2020

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