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A 41-year-old male asked about a female:

My baby has a slight temp and her eyes are puffy and a bit red. we gave her the min dosage of infant tylenol (acetaminophen). mother was slightly ill this week. ?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Sounds as if: your baby is also becoming ill. Infants under the age of two months with a rectal temperature of 100.4 or higher should be emergently evaluated and not given Tylenol (acetaminophen). Older infants and children can be offered supportive and comfort care with pain/fever reducers until they have been evaluated by their pediatrician.

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Last updated Dec 19, 2014

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