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Hi doc my baby is 7 weeks okay and he doesnt feel well. he is very uncomfortable, cries a lot his body is really hot but the thermometer says his temperature is 37.4. he has a bit of watery eyes. what should i do?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
High temp in infant: In young infants, skin thermometers are not useful at determining actual temperature. Try using an ear thermometer. If his fever is above 100.4, he needs to be seen by a Pediatrician for a full evaluation

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