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Fever For 5 Month Old
5 year old son running fever (38 -39.8) for last 12 hrs. No other symptom. Giving him panadol (acetaminophen) every 6hrs. Temp hasn't gone to normal still.
Can I give my 5 year old son pain reliever fever reducer for fever now(8pm) after giving him benadryl (diphenhydramine) for a rash at 630 pm?
Should-N0: There are many opinions on the treatment of fever in children. Not all fever has to be treated. Acetamenophen is a good fever reducer. Ibuprofen is a good fever reducer. Depending on the age of the child & the weight of the child, either is acceptable. Some physicians recommend alternating a dose of one with the other every 4 hours so that no one drug get in the toxic range. Discuss with pcp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Observe: Clear runny nose with a fever usually means viral infection.Treat fever and runny nose. If runny nose persist beyond 7-10 days with persistent fever, your child will need to be seen for possible bacterial infection - sinus, ear, throat , overlapping pneumonia etc.Prompt medical treatment, if at any time his condition has worsened! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Our 6 year old has a fever for 5 days now with headache and body aches. Is a fever of 102 for 5 days unusual?
Needs Exam: It does sound like the flu. Could be a summer enterovirus, or possibly even influenza, it is now November. Push fluids, motrin as needed for headache and body aches. If she has fever in the morning, bring her in for an exam by your pediatrician. After five days, we want to consider alternative diagnoses. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 14 month old son has been having a fever & running nose for two days. I give him tylenol (acetaminophen) every 6 hrs. His appetite is good.He is very miserable.
Good job: May be he has a cold. If he is whiney and clingy homeopathic pulsatilla may help. Similisan make a cold remedy that can help as well...If he is that miserable and you are concerned, then have hm seen as well. ...Read more
My son is 22 months old he has had diarrhea for the last 5 days. About 7 or 8 diapers a day. He has been drinking about 12 sippy cups. No fever.
My 2 year old gave my one month old croop. He coughs very bad. No fever. Any treatment available?
5 month old seen 7 days ago for 104 fever. Diagnosed with virus and given steroid shot. 101 fever last night. Should he be seen again?
My 19mo daughter has had diarrhea (watery) for 2 days. No fever. Teething. Suggestion for good hydration liguids
ok for her age?
I gave my 4 year old daughter similasan 8 hours ago but she has a fever now is it safe to give her ibuprofen.
My almost 3year old daughter has recurring high fever (104.5) every few weeks or so with no other symtopms., last for 4-7 days. Dr has no answer?
Peds rheumatologist: The most likely cause of recurring fever in children is infection. Kids in daycare for the first time will often get repeated viral infections. If she has already seen a pediatric infectious disease specialist and no likely infection found, your next stop should be a pediatric rheumatologist. We specialize in autoimmune and autoinflammatory disease diagnosis and treatment: pfapa, fmf, traps, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What else?: Does your child have other symptoms, are they feeling poorly, is the fever getting worse or better? Difficult to render opinions based on what you have said, but if you are at all concerned, better that they be seen by your family doctor who would be well suited to assess and reassure you. ...Read more
FEVER: Mostly caused by viruses, low to high grade fever, gets better in 3-5 days, max 7-10 days. As long as the child is acting ok, drinking and peeing well, give Acetaminophen 4-6 hourly for fever 101 f or above. If sick looking, not eating or drinking well, fever more than 104.5 needs to be seen. If you are in an area where there is outbreak of a new infectiion, e.g. Meningitis, see the doc asap. ...Read more
2 year old has strep throat .taking meds for 3 days..no fever but.now sleeps all the time...is this normal?
Treated ? : A strep infection is very easily treated with penicillins, But you need to complete the therapy. If the fever and other symptoms are gone, the sleepiness should not be an issue. If you think this is excessive, though a quick check up at the pediatrician may be a good idea to reassure nothing has taken a turn for the worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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