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Doctor insights on: 100 Degree Fever While Pregnant

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Can severe cold or 99-100 degree fever harm my baby as I m 14 week pregnant

Can severe cold or 99-100 degree fever harm my baby as I m 14 week pregnant

No: That is not a high enough temperature to cause harm to your baby. Get plenty of rest and fluids and let your cold run its' course. Higher fever like 101, or other concerning symptoms warrant a visit to your OB. Don't forget to get a flu shot when available? ...Read more

Dr. Donald Jacobson
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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Im 15 weeks pregnant with 100.9 degrees temperature. Is this a fever or normal temprature for pregos?

Im 15 weeks pregnant with 100.9 degrees temperature. Is this a fever or normal temprature for pregos?

A Fever: Do you have any other symptoms? You might want to get checked out by your obstetrician . At least you are past the first trimester! ...Read more

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I'm 9 weeks pregnant and I have a fever of 100 degrees f. I also feel really sick and weak. Should i go to the er?

I'm 9 weeks pregnant and I have a fever of 100 degrees f. I also feel really sick and weak. Should i go to the er?

You are not dying: No. You should not go to the er. You should try to stay hydrated and get your fever down. If you cannot do this well then you call and have your OB paged first. ...Read more

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Is it okay to let a 100.7 degree fever run its course w/o taking meds in early pregnancy (7.5wks)? If fever rises, at what temp should I take Tylenol?

Is it okay to let a 100.7 degree fever run its course w/o taking meds in early pregnancy (7.5wks)? If fever rises, at what temp should I take Tylenol?

Tylenol IsPrettySafe: It depends on how you feel.If you can eat and drink normally and feel fairly well, then a temperature of 101-102 will be tolerated fairly well.Over 102 I'd take something even if I felt OK.It also depends on what may be causing the fever, no matter how high. If it's a minor "viral" illness like a cold, no problem,but if you have some other serious medical problem then even 100.7 could be worrisome ...Read more

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Do i need to take tylenol to bring down a fever lingering around 101 degree? I'm 4 weeks pregnant. What temp is unsafe for the baby?

Call your OB: I would call your OB as they need to know about your elevated temperature and see if they want to see you. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have a 100 fever while pregnant?

Is it bad to have a 100 fever while pregnant?

Fever: That depends what is causing it. If it becomes persistent rather than a single episode would consult with your obstetrician, but it is likely that this will vanish quickly. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more