A 49-year-old female asked:
my 8 mth old (7 months corrected age) low grade fever 38.2-5 c for 3 days. cold related. tempra (acetaminophen) helps. she is fussy and lethargic. doctor time?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Hanriet Minasian answered
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Lethargy is a concerning symptom when a child is sick. The child may be dehydrated or have a worsening infection. Seek medical care as soon as possible to prevent any further complications. Focus on hydration with pedialyte also.
Answered on Sep 14, 2012
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