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A 21-year-old female asked:

My 2 year old has a fever of 101.6 and hasn't had a bowel movement and doesn't want to drink anything should i take her to the hospital ?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 47 years experience
1st Call Your Doctor: 1st call your pediatrician.More information is needed such as how long have these been happening, what have you done, and how is the baby acting compared to normal.
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Dr. David Schleimer
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39 years experience
Perhaps: When a toddler has a protracted fever, dehydration happens very quickly and can have damaging consequences. A medical consult is strongly advised. Good luck!
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Last updated Jul 18, 2013

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