A 1-year-old male asked:
my baby is one year old, he has a little bit of fever but i'm giving him tylenol (acetaminophen) and advil but his head is so hot is that normal?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Christopher Friesen answered
43 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: Skin warmth and fever don' always correlate. Lowering fever isn't necessary unless seriously elevated (>104) or for discomfort. Fever is a natural immune response to infection. Try cool compresses (water not alcohol).
Answered on Jun 17, 2016
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