A 24-year-old female asked:
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my 8 month old has a really hot head but doesn't seem to have a fever, what is considerd a high fever? and is this normal?

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Children and Fever: Any fever in a child under one years of age is an emergency. You should contact your pediatrician urgently. You do not sit at home when a baby is feverish.
Answered on Aug 3, 2013

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