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A 35-year-old female asked:

Baby has irregular fever over the past 2 days with crying, coughing, blocked nose. we assume it's teething, should we rather take her to her dr?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
If you wish=do: Many childhood illnesses can be safely monitored at home. If they take in enough fluids to wet every 6 hrs, play some and stay on their regular routine the issue is likely minor. If they won't play, have difficulty feeding or just spook you, go in. I believe there is a real "mommy sense" that you just have to follow.
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