How to lower a high temperature without using antibiotics? my childs been vomiting all day
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Pediatrics 27 years experience
Cool compresses,: Cool bath, and tylenol (acetaminophen) may prove helpful for temperature control. The most important thing for vomiting is adequate hydration. Depending on age, popsicles are helpful, solids can be deferred as clear fluids are ingested. If unable to drink fluids, and urine output is declining, then going to the er for IV fluids is warranted. Antibiotics are rarely needed in this scenario.
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Family Medicine 38 years experience
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Last updated Sep 23, 2016
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