A 42-year-old female asked:
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our son has had reoccuring febrile seizures besides fever controling meds is there anything else we can do to keep temp under control?

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Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Hydration.: Kids with fevers 'burn off' fluids faster, so it's important to keep them well hydrated anyway; keeping them hydrated may also help with fever management.
Answered on May 20, 2015
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Dr. Cindy Juster
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My pleasure -- and I hope your son outgrows them soon!
May 4, 2012

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