Top
10
Doctor insights on: Baby Keeps Getting Fevers

Share
Dr. Mark Diamond
2,227 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
What is wrong with my baby if he keeps getting fevers with swollen glands and fussiness?

What is wrong with my baby if he keeps getting fevers with swollen glands and fussiness?

Maybe nothing.: Infants and toddlers get, on average, 12 colds and infections a year. About 6 of these will be bad enough for them to see a physician. If your child is sick more often than this, your physician may want to run some basic blood work. If not, then treat with increased fluids and lots of tlc. See your physician if not getting better after 3-5 days, of if getting worse after a week. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
3

3
Can babies get rashes after their fever?

Can babies get rashes after their fever?

Yes eg fifth dis: Certain viruses are associated with fv and mouth diseasefooter and rashes eg fifth disease , hand. ...Read more

4

4
Do babies get fevers with ear infections?

Do babies get fevers with ear infections?

Sometimes.: Ear infections can occur with or without fever. Other symptoms of ear infections include ear pulling or rubbing, decreased sleep or eating, fussing, not wanting to be laid down, and vomiting. Fevers can be caused by viruses, bacteria, and even noninfectious conditions. If you think your baby might have an ear infection, please take him or her to the doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Can same virus have different affect on different people? For example an adult may get bronchitis whereas an infant get sore throat and fever from it

Can same virus have different affect  on different people? For example an adult may get bronchitis whereas an infant get sore throat and fever from it

Sure: This is seen commonly! A baby or toddler may just get a runny nose and cough for three days, and then the adults exposed to the child may get "bronchitis" with more manifestation of coughing during the illness. ...Read more

7

7
Stuffy nose, headache and rash on part of belly.Breastfeeding infant and he got a fever of 101 and today has a similar rash. Did he get it from my mik?

Stuffy nose, headache and rash on part of belly.Breastfeeding infant and he got a fever of 101 and today has a similar rash. Did he get it from my mik?

Fever: No, your child developed your symptoms through the respiratory infection that you have as seen with your runny nose and headache. Make sure you wash your hands before feeding the baby. Wearing a mask if you have respiratory symptoms might also help ...Read more

8

8
Are fevers and teething in babies associated?

Are fevers and teething in babies associated?

Teething and fever: I would add that if your baby's temperature is above 101*f, teething is less likely to be the cause. If you have any concerns, see your baby's doctor. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
How to tell if an infant has a fever?

How to tell if an infant has a fever?

Take Their Temp: Many things make a child feel warm, not all of which have elevated body temperature.Take the temperature, rectally best. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
13 mnth infant keeps fevering but not any other symptoms.. Diagnosis w/slight inflammation of bronchial. what else could possibly cause fevers 103+?

13 mnth infant keeps fevering but not any other symptoms.. Diagnosis w/slight inflammation of bronchial.  what else could possibly cause fevers 103+?

Fever: There are many viruses and bacteria that can cause high fevers in a young child. Roseola would come to mind. The fever lasts 4-5 days, then breaks and a rash comes out all over the body. After three days of persistent fever, I would say the baby needs to be examined again. ...Read more