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A 26-year-old female asked:

Hi my daughter is one years old and her fever is 38 .6. should we take her to emergency room she has been drinking water and eating bits?

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Dr. Daniel Rosenblum
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Fever in 1 yo: If her temperature is 38.6 for more than a few hours, call a doctor. If appetite is poor and she looks ill, you should also call. If possible, seek help somewhere other than emergency room (walk in clinic, doctor's office).

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