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A 32-year-old female asked:

My baby 22 months gets fever every now and then with no other symptoms.we had her tonsils removed, but fevers still come and go ?

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Dr. Lois A Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Many forms of : Periodic fever exist . PFAPA is a common one and treated sometimes with tonsillectomy . It can take a while before the fevers stop after tonsils are removed. Cimetidine May help but eventually children with this form outgrow the fever cycles with no long term harm .
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