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A 29-year-old female asked:

My 1 year old boy has fever 100-101 for a few days. not acting sick but runny nose and fussy. has 4 front teeth. should he see doc? just teething?

3 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Schleimer
A Verified Doctoranswered
39 years experience
Probably: He is probably teething. However, if this low grade fever spikes and goes on for a bit more, go see the pediatrician.
Dr. Leonard Tau
Specializes in Dentistry
Not to worry: It sounds from the description that he is in fact teething. If it continues i would take him to a pediatrician to have him evaluated.
Dr. Jason Clark
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Maybe: I can be hard to determine the exact cause of an infants symptoms... It might be related to teething or it might be a cold. Please monitor your child closely and give palliative care: 1. Cold compresses 2. Children's tylenol (acetaminophen) per the label's directions. 3. Maintain hydration, plain water is ok. 4. Call your pediatrician if the fever increases or persists for more than 3 days.

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