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My 2 yrs old baby is having a fever at night only. shes doing good in the morning what could this be?

My 2 yrs old baby is having a fever at night only. shes doing good in the morning what could this be?

Probably virus: It may be a mild viral illness and that is just not making her too sick. Fevers always go up at night. As long as she is playful, eating well, and otherwise appears well, don't worry. If she continues to run fevers at night for longer than a week, you should probably have her evaluated by a healthcare professional. ...Read more

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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

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From last week onwards, I am having fever at night only and still goes on!my doctor told me I am having urinal infection and this causes the fever.

From last week onwards, I am having fever at night only and still goes on!my doctor told me I am having urinal infection and this causes the fever.

UTI: I'm happy to hear that you have a diagnosis which can explain your fever. However, your doctor should also have given you an antibiotic to treat urinary tract infection. Also should figure out why/how you got infection as men are less prone to UTI than women. Kidney stone? Ureteral stenosis? Bladder or prostate issue? Std? Anal intercourse? ...Read more

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Treating a Fever (Checklist)

Don't panic! Most fever is uncomfortable, but harmless.
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Take the appropriate dose of acetaminophen or ibuprofen
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Try cool compresses -- they may be soothing
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See your doc if fever is greater than 102 for more than 2 days
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Fever at night only with my toddler, what is it?

Fever at night only with my toddler, what is it?

Don't know: Typically it is a viral illness...And i hope he is better now. But if it have him seen. A "standard" virus lasts 7-10 days but i lie to see children after 4-5 if fever has been persistent and not improving. ...Read more

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My 3 yr old daughter developed a painful cough & sore throat 4 days ago. Bloodshot eyes. High fever at night only. Is this the flu? Something else?

My 3 yr old daughter developed a painful  cough & sore throat 4 days ago. Bloodshot eyes. High fever at night only. Is this the flu? Something else?

Cough: This could be the flu or another viral illness. It could also be a bacterial illness such as strep throat or even pneumonia. I recommend you consult with your doctor so the correct diagnosis can be made and the appropriate treatment plan implemented. ...Read more

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Treating a Fever (Checklist)

Take an anti-pyretic like Tylenol or Paracetamol regularly
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Use a cold compress
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Treat the source of infection
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I have had a cough and runny nose for the pastweek with fever and chills at night only. What can I take to make me bounce back to healthy again. I?

I have had a cough and runny nose for the pastweek with fever and chills at night only. What can I take to make me bounce back to healthy again. I?

Seeing a doctor: Sounds like you have an infection for about 7 days and the best thing to do for your own health is to be examined by a doctor to find out the cause and recommend appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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Treating a Fever (Checklist)

Infants & children with fever must see a Doctor immediately.
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Avoid Aspirin-containing products in children & adolescents
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