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A 33-year-old female asked:

My 10 month old has had a fever since this morning. we have given her 125mg empaped suppositories 6 hourly however her temperature spikes again around 38.75. she has a blocked nose, is chewing her gums and tugging at her ear. please advise?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Fever +: May have concurrent teething (chewing gums) and virus (fever, earache, stuffy nose). Empaled suppositories not recommended for children under 1. Fever actually a body function to help fight virus, but try to keep it below 39. Talk to Pediatrician about techniques to reduce fever.

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