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Baby's Low Temperature
My baby isn't wetting her dippers and has a low temperature and isn't eating normal. Her temperature is 96.2 degrees?
Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant Tylenol (acetaminophen) every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.
Depends on age: For babies under 2 or 3 months of age, any temperature over 100.4 degrees should be reported to the doctor and checked out. For babies over 3 months, fevers >101, if associated with irritability, change in feeding pattern, change in behavior or other symptoms, or lasting more than 48 hours, should be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a rectal temperature 1° higher than a normal temp? Also what time does the body temperature peek?. Do tod dlers have a higher body temperature?
Core Temperature: A recital temperature is considered a core temperature, or as-good-as-it-gets. So stick with the temperature you see. Also, toddlers typically feel warm, but their body temperature is the same as anyone else. ...Read more
My 2 y o sons temperature is fluctuatimg high to low 92-103 deg. He's sleepy won't eat his body is hot feet an hands are cold any idea what's going on?
My sister says that she feels warm, but her body temperature is 97.3 degrees. Could this be a low grade fever or is she okay?
She is ok.: People can experience warms and cold sometimes. ...Read more
My 10month baby's heomoglobin is low from start, her heomoglobin level is 8.3 i've been giving her iron doses , eats well still no increase in heomoglob?
Correct diagnosis?: It is possible for a child this age to have iron deficiency anemia, but if this is truly the cause of the anemia, it should start improving in 2-3 weeks with an increase in the reticulocyte count. If the anemia does not get better, then other causes of anemia need to be considered (for example thalassemia). If your child is truly taking the iron, then a pediatric hematologist should get involved. ...Read more
My 3 month old is having cold and sweaty feet. Temperature is always normal at home 72-75. Her body temperature is normal but not her feet. Normal?
Yes: Infants can selectively shift circulation from the skin surface to deeper tissue to save energy needed for growth.This is commonly seen if they are in a setting where the temperature is below normal body temperature.Stick the same foot into warm bath water & it pinks up immediately. If your worried about her heart or circulation, press below either eye & open the lower eyelid.It shows normal pink ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Temp in infants.: At 6 weeks of age many of the devices used to take body temperatures are not that accurate. I would say that it is not to low but if your baby feel cold and feet look blue, use a rectal thermometer to get an accurate temp. Typically when young infants are cold their hands and feet will feel cold, just as when they are too warm their head will sweat, assuming they do not have a fever. ...Read more
My 12 year old dayghter's T3 level is 208 and her T4 is normal. Her glucose is high, her vitamin d level is low, her platelets are high and she has sickle cell trait. What does this all mean?
Not enough details: Hard to tell what's happening from just numbers. A doctor can evaluate the patient along with the test results, and take into consideration what meds the patient takes, what symptoms she has, why the tests were ordered, what the "units" of measurement were, what the "normal values" of the tests were, etc... For starters, this patient may need a TSH test, and some vitamin d supplements. ...Read more
My 6 year old child has a low temperature (97.3 - 98.3) and is tired today. What does this temperature mean?
Normal: That temp range is normal. Your child may be simply overtired or may be coming down with something. Provide fluids, let him/her rest and provide tlc- a moms special gift. If he/she is sick it will declare itself in a day or two. ...Read more
My body tempreture is alway high like fever , is there any diet or medicine to low tempreture ..!
95.3 temp. Cold shivers. When should I be worried. Low temp wise. Can low temp affect your heart. Brain. Other organs.
Temp: Not enough information to judge. If you are shivering, you definitely are abnormally cold. The cold can affect most organs. ...Read more
Is it normal for a 2 day old baby to shiver even his temp is 37 C or 98.6 F degrees in the summer. Room temper is 23 C or 75 F. Lots of clothing.
Normal: This "shivering" is just the baby's immature nervous system causing muscle movement. It is not an indication they are cold. Don't overdress your baby - overheating has been associated with SIDS> newborn should wear number of layers of clothes adults in environment are comfortable in plus one layer more. ...Read more
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