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100 Degree Fever While Pregnant
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I'm 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
What is the normal temperature for a human? At what degree fahrenheit does a fever start running? If im pregnant what would my temp be at?
My wife has 99.5 degree fever and cold as she is 14 week pregnant. Do I need to worry or should she have Crocin tablets. Will it not affect baby?
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 (acetaminophen)?
Tylenol (acetaminophen) 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
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 am 8 weeks pregnant and have had a fever of 100 degrees the last 2 days. Is there a risk to the fetus and anything I should do besides take tylenol (acetaminophen)?
Do I need to take tylenol (acetaminophen) 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
I am 6 weeks pregnant. I have cold (coughing, runny nose and not more than 38 degrees fever.) I took 500 mg acetaminophen two days apart. Is it okay?
Possible infection: Unless the cause of the fever (the flu for instance) is obvious, when you are pregnant it is particularly important that you be checked and the cause of the fever identified if possible. While it is probably not serious, there are some very serious conditions which need to be ruled out. ...Read more
101 F and higher: Needs attention of the doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably not: You should call your OB if you have persistent headache & especially if you have fever. You're at term, you want to make sure you do not have preeclampsia (sx - ha, nausea, swelling, visual changes), or any early infections so close to your due date. Go to l&d if your doc is unavailable to get checked & more importantly, have your baby checked. ...Read more
I was pregnant and I had a fever of 104.4 I had it for a week and a half would the fever hurt my baby?
Maybe...: A fever of 104.4 is quite high. Studies have shown that high fever in pregnancy can cause problems with the baby. This is especially true of the high fever is in the first trimester. It would be a good idea to discuss this with your Ob provider. You may need special ultrasounds to look at the baby or monitor growth. Best wishes! ...Read more