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At What Temperature Should An Adult Go To The Hospital
Intentional ?: Overdose can occur accidentally or intentionally. Although death by Benadryl (diphenhydramine) overdose is rare, there is an antidote that can be administrated at the hospital to treat the symptoms of overdose. If there is suspicion of an intentional overdose one should always go to the hospital. If an individual refuses to go, immediately call 911. Medical professionals will provide the appropriate care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After drops?: Do you mean dilation that doesn't resolve after an exam? Then depends on the drop used, and i would call the office to find out which and ask that question (skip the ed). If you have had no drops, but one eye is dilated and the other is not, then you should go to the emergency room as this could be a serious issue (urgent neurologic problem such as aneurysm or carotid dissection are possible). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A hospital gown. : Bring a nursing bra, nightie, robe, slippers, onesie, booties, cap & blanket. If all goes well, you'll be outta there quicker than you think. If you have a C-section, you won't care. Don't use any stuffed animals or other furry things that other people bring you for baby & don't put them in the bassinet. They're great carriers of germs. Wait till you get home & someone washes them for you. ...Read more
No too high: Fever is a way of your body to fight infection. Some illnesses cause high fever and some children tend to run high fevers. Usually there is no danger in just the fever. The concern is about the underlying illness that caused the fever. Fever makes them more uncomfortable but does not hurt them. Treat the fever to make them more comfortable and call your pediatrician for further instructions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fever, feeling badly: A kidney infection, or pyelonephritis, usually arises from an infection elsewhere in the urinary tract and more rarely carried to the kidney from another infection site through the bloodstream. An ER visit is needed if you have high fevers, feel dizzy or feel badly. It is vital to check the urine to see if there is an active infection and possibly imaging studies and get antibiotic treatment ...Read more
Depends on temp&symp: Depends how high the temperature is&what other symptoms you have. Most of the time if you have temperature if not over 103 degres farenheight and can be controlled with tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen, you are able to eat and drink without vomiting, there is no shortness of breath, no severe abdominal pain, severe headace with stiff neck, blood or puss in the urine and other life threatening symptoms wait see md. ...Read more
Home births: My experience has been that people who choose home births do not take their baby for evaluation unless there is a problem. Unintentional home birthed babies are generally taken to the hospital immediately for evaluation and screening for infection. Home birthed babies will miss out of the PKU screenings if they do not go to a pediatrician a within a couple of days after delivery. ...Read more
Usually not: A planned home birth can be safe for both mother and child if the conditions are ideal. This link from the Mayo clinic will answer most of your questions: http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/labor-and-delivery/in-depth/home-birth/art-20046878 If you consider doing so, make sure you have an experienced provider and a back up hospital in case you need it. ...Read more
More...: If your symptoms are less than 2 weeks, it is unlikely that an antibiotic will help. Saline nasal rinses have been shown to be a great help. Search "nasal rinse" to learn more! stay home if you have a fever and wash hands any time you wipe your nose or touch your face so you don't spread the infection! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: Some of this depends on how you are taking their temperature. If orally, may have to add a degree. If the child is getting better otherwise this is not a problem. If the child is worsening, then a lower than normal temperature may suggest a need for you to have them see a pediatrician soon. ...Read more
Depends, >101.5: It probably depends on what other symptoms you have in addition to the fever. Usually, for instance, when you're hospitalized, we set our parameters for the nurses to contact the doctor if your temperature is greater than 101.5. Ultimately, if you're concerned, the best thing to do is to contact your primary care provider first, if you have one. Otherwise, you can go to er if needed. ...Read more
Any skin problems?: How do you know this is blepharitis? Do you have skin problems like psoriasis, pemphagus, seborrhea, eczema, ..? The ocusoft suggestion is okay- be sure to wipe the liquid off. The eyedoc may suggest ocusoftplus which you apply at bedtime and do not wipe off. Some of these skin problems may require steroid creams. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Age dependent: Under 60 days old, all temps > 100.4f need to be evaluated in the office or ed. From 60-90 days this temp should still at least warrant a call to the pediatrician. Acute fevers are important but in older kids, fevers >101 are pretty common, and almost never warrant the ed; consult your peds office for guidance with any severe illness. ...Read more
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