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A 44-year-old female asked:

My 10 year old has a fever. he gets dizzy when he walks. i gave him 10ml nurofen. it's come down from 39.5 to 38.5 in the last hour. do i wait and see of take him to see doctor?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Advise: I would suggest keeping him well hydrated, using Tylenol for fever, and seeing a physician. If he is having trouble breathing or vomiting, please see the emergency department.

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