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How do I get my 10 month old fever to go down ?

How do I get my 10 month old fever to go down ?

Pediatric Fever: You can use either Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for fever control. Remember this is treating the symptom. Fever up to 36 months can be a sign of bacterial infection in the blood and should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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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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Took my 6 y 10 month old daughter for routine dentist appt to get her front tooth pulled. Hours later, she now has a 102.5 fever, should I be worried?

Took my 6 y 10 month old daughter for routine dentist appt to get her front tooth pulled.  Hours later, she now has a 102.5 fever, should I be worried?

Coincidence ?: Probably. Was the front tooth infected? Extractions and dental anesthetics do not cause fevers. Discuss your concerns with her dentist and pediatrician. ...Read more

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My 10 month old been having a fever for3days n have dieharrah since yesterday some times she just lays there should I be worried?

My 10 month old been having a fever for3days n have dieharrah since yesterday some times she just lays there should I be worried?

Yes: Any child under the age of one year with fever and changes in behavior, either physical or mental or both should be seen urgently by a pediatrician. Please call your pediatrician and have her seen asap or go to an er. ...Read more

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Can teething cause on and off fevers in a 10 month old ? And diaherra?

Can teething cause on and off fevers in a 10 month old ? And diaherra?

Maybe: The average 10mo is both acquiring teeth & sticking his/her hands in their mouth covered with new germs from their surroundings.Whether this is teeth or low grade viral illness is hard to say. I expect about 3 diarrheal illnesses & 5-7 respiratory viruses/yr at this stage. Since we can't fix either i think we blame teeth a bit more than they really deserve. ...Read more

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What's wrong if my 10 month old has a fever for two days and a earach?

What's wrong if my 10 month old has a fever for two days and a earach?

Give it a day or two: Could be an ear infection. If your child has no other symptoms and the fever responds to Motrin or tylenol, (acetaminophen) then i would give it a day or two and see if it resolves. If it does not, see a doctor. ...Read more

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My 10 month old has a 103.9 fever should I take him to the hospital?

My 10 month old has a 103.9 fever should I take him to the hospital?

Or to doctor: A 10 month old with that high a fever should be seen by a doctor. Check with your family doctor or pediatrician to see if they can see the baby before taking the baby to a hospital. ...Read more

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10 month old having cold n fever fussy at feeding time refuses to take milk or any food. How to help him feed?

10 month old having cold n fever fussy at feeding time refuses to take milk or any food. How to help him feed?

Evaluate.: Look for the cause of fussyness. Ear infection, upper respiratory infections can cause this. As long as there is no fever, you can wait till tomorrow. Dehydraton is a concern, so make sure the baby is wettiing diapers well. Do attempt feeding frequently, but there is not special way to force it, if bay refuses. Hence should be seen. ...Read more

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10 month old having cough, cold and fever(37.3-37.5) for 3 days is fussy during feeding times. How can i feed him.

10 month old having cough, cold and fever(37.3-37.5) for 3 days is fussy during feeding times. How can i feed him.

Clear liquids: Make sure to give him lots of clear fluids (water, Pedialyte) to keep him hydrated. You can give it with a bottle, cup or even spoon, if necessary. Don't worry too much if he isn't eating well- the important thing is the fluids. That will help with the fever and loosen his mucous as well. Use bulb and saline drops to suction his nose. Call the doctor if he's not better. ...Read more

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Is pear juice ok for a 10 month old baby with a fever?

Is pear juice ok for a 10 month old baby with a fever?

Pear juice can be OK: Any real fruit juice or puree should be ok with or without a fever. The main issues to consider: 1-too much sugar can lead to diarrhea if not eating regular food too, 2-kids might replace more nutritious food w juice, 3-if you are worried about dehydration, it is important to include a salt source with the sugar. As part of healthy diet, pear juice can be a nice source of vitamins and fiber! ...Read more

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Can I give my 10 month old qdryl and ibprofen at the same time? Ibprofen for fever and qdryl for his cough.

Can I give my 10 month old qdryl and ibprofen at the same time? Ibprofen for fever and qdryl for his cough.

Age indications: Ibuprofen is approved for infants 6 months of age and older. Cough and cold medications are no longer FDA approved for children under the age of 2 years. ...Read more

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