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A 65-year-old female asked about a female:

What is considered a high temperature in an infant 9 months old?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Condition not temp: Kids febrile response to illness is more a gauge of how well their body rejects the germs than how serious the illness.I've had kids with 105 giggling & running down the hallway while some with 100.4 couldn't move without pain.Any kid with sustained t >102 for >12hrs deserves a dr visit.I am more concerned about taking fluids, wet diapers & play.A 7yo with 107 last yr with flu did quite well.
Last updated Jul 29, 2018
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