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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

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more


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Could high fever and vomiting cause high blood sugar in non diabetic children?

Could high fever and vomiting cause high blood sugar in non diabetic children?

Stress response: During any illness a kid may have a stress response that includes the inflow of stress hormones into the blood. Epinephrine & cortisol both tend to elevate blood sugars during the stress period. Any elevation would revert to normal after the stress has subsided. ...Read more

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Child 5years high fever?

Child 5years high fever?

Need more info: First priority is to make your child comfortable by bringing the fever down.In order to do this i need your child's weight and age to give you the right dosage. If sick looking go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Does dehydration in adults cause a higher body temp?

Does dehydration in adults cause a higher body temp?

Dehydration: Yes. Dehydration can cause a higher body temperature and also many other symptoms and signs. It is important to always stay well hydrated with pure water. ...Read more

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What is high fever in children considered?

What is high fever in children considered?

Fever- see doc?: When to see a doctor when your child has a fever? Depends on the age and how the child is doing: http://www.parenting.com/health-guide/fever/when-call-doctor ...Read more

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Causes for high WBC in adults?

Causes for high WBC in adults?

Infection, Leukemia: High white blood cell counts are most typically seen in infectious diseases, but may also be the cardinal sign of leukemia. Ask your doctor if you have this. ...Read more

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Can fevers cause seizures in children?

Can fevers cause seizures in children?

Yes: Febrile seizures occur if their is rapid rise of fever , in some kids. ...Read more

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Why is diphtheria mortality higher in children and adults over 40?

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Why is diphtheria mortality higher in children and adults over 40?

Respiratory compromi: Lower immunity may be the reason for quick spread of disease causing respiratory compromise. ...Read more

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Symptoms of dehydration - in children vs. In adults?

Symptoms of dehydration - in children vs. In adults?

See below: Dehydration in children may be subtle and the infant or child will be listless, and may have atemperature, and high pulse rate and low blood pressure.In adults they will complain of feeling thirsty, generalized weakness.Dry skin, headache, and have a high pulse rate and low blood pressure. ...Read more

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Which type of immune deficiencies in infants would cause low grade temps?

Which type of immune deficiencies in infants would cause low grade temps?

Immune deficiency?: Many immune problems can cause low grade fever, but autoimmune disease has usually specific findings other than fever. Low grade fever in children may be normal. Children will frequently have higher temperatures for any illness than adults. You did not say how the temps were taken of when. This info is needed for a good answer! but if a fever is present, i would bet on low grade infection! ...Read more

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Can cardiomyopathy in mother cause severe jaundice and low hemoglobin in 19 day old infant?

Can cardiomyopathy in mother cause severe jaundice and low hemoglobin in 19 day old infant?

Not likely: It appears your child has some kind of a hemolytic process going on. You need the immediate help of a pediatric hematologist. ...Read more

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Why are the symptoms of bacterial meningitis in infants and young children?

Why are the symptoms of bacterial meningitis in infants and young children?

The classic stiff: Neck, arched back, lethargy, irritability and high fever, often after a respiratory infection (pneumonia) or especially ear infection. Once started, head ache, vomiting are also part of the symotims from blocked ventricles and elevated intracranial pressure. ...Read more

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Do high retention towers cause cancer in children if in your back yard?

Do high retention towers cause cancer in children if in your back yard?

No: This is an undoubtable urban myth. The high tension towers are safe. ...Read more

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I'm srilankan and now I'm in Japan Baby is 1year old..having high fever fever is in 39-40.6 celcious Doctor said her CRP is high 23. Is serious?

I'm srilankan and now I'm in Japan
Baby is 1year old..having high fever
fever is in 39-40.6 celcious 
Doctor said her CRP is high 23.
Is serious?

Maybe get treatment: Your 1 year old baby is having infection which is causing high fever. The CRP can go high in infections , but after treatment CRP value comes down .Your doctor may repeat CRP test to check the value of CRP . ...Read more

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Is 35.5 degrees celcious a normal temperature in a 20 year old male? Fluctuating temp high and low as high as 40 degrees celcious

Is 35.5 degrees celcious  a normal temperature in a 20 year old male? Fluctuating temp high and low as high as 40 degrees celcious

Not normaly.: Normal temperature in a 20 yr male should be 37 deg celcius or 98 deg f. There is a large variability in the technique used to measure temperature. 40 is high. There are medical conditions which can cause this. Please get help. ...Read more

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High white blood cell with fever in one year baby boy?

High white blood cell with fever in one year baby boy?

Urgent: Take this child to the doctor now. Please sign off of the internet. Fever in a young child is never ignored. It is an emergency. ...Read more

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What does elevated WBC 14k and very low platelet count indicate. Child experience low grade fever approx. 1 week, cough, runny nose and is lethargic?

What does elevated WBC 14k and very low platelet count indicate. Child experience low grade fever approx. 1 week, cough, runny nose and is lethargic?

See a doctor now!: These symptoms and lab tests suggest the possibility of a serious infection and you child needs to be seen. Could also be an autoimmune reaction resulting in low platelets. ...Read more

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Can a high fever cause a rash in adults?

Yes: A fever can precipitate a rash; it may be the pathogen causing the reactive fever, and also the direct cause of the rash. In either case an md vist is warranted. ...Read more