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How to treat a fever of 103 in 1 year old

How to treat a fever of 103 in 1 year old

Treat discomfort: Fever itself does not need to be treated and is one of the body's mechanisms of ridding itself of the illness. However, fever can make children uncomfortable- this you should treat. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may help, keeping your child well hydrated and allowing them adequate sleep and rest are all ways to minimize discomfort. It is not recommended to alternate tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin to keep the fever down. ...Read more

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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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After I gave birth to my second child, every one or two months I will have a fever. Is this normal? My second child now is 1 year old.

After I gave birth to my second child, every one or two months I will have a fever. Is this normal? My second child now is 1 year old.

Fever: I dont believe the fever has any relationship with your pregnancy and delivery.You should check with your doctor and see him/her when you are running fever. ...Read more

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Marie is 1 year old. Has chest confession. X Ray was negative. Dr. Told us that they treat symptoms but not fever. Is that right? Said Tylenol (acetaminophen) ok.

Marie is 1 year old. Has chest confession. X Ray was negative. Dr. Told us that they treat symptoms but not fever. Is that right? Said Tylenol (acetaminophen) ok.

Confusing wording: It appears you had your child seen, proper testing was done, but no prescription meds were needed. Tylenol (acetaminophen) has some value for the discomfort of a kid when sick.It can also help with fever, but mild fevers do not need treatment. ...Read more

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What is the cause for recurrent fevers in a one year old?

What is the cause for recurrent fevers in a one year old?

Variable: The average 1yo is expected to get 5-7 respiratory viruses /yr and 2-3 diarrhea viruses/yr. These are often set apart buy periods of weeks of good health. A chronic on /off fever lasting days to weeks is usually a sign of a significant problem & needs a full evaluation and testing. ...Read more

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Baby is one year old fever is 105,1 what to do to reduce it?

Baby is one year old fever is 105,1 what to do to reduce it?

ER/Ped/UC: Give the baby 1 tsp of acetaminophen per 20 pounds of body weight and take the baby to an ER, pediatrician or urgent care center. A fever of 105 in that young a child needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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My one year old daughter have 40 ° fever since 24 hours.What can I do?

My one year old daughter have 40 ° fever since 24 hours.What can I do?

See doctor : Most fevers are of viral origin but bacterial infections also cause high fevers. The pediatrician should evaluate a child with a fever of 40 degrees. ...Read more

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My one year old has a fever due to teething how long can I expect this to last?

My one year old has a fever due to teething how long can I expect this to last?

Consult Pediatrician: You do not mention how high a fever. Most dentists agree that teething does not cause a fever. Parents may disagree. Regardless, especially in a one year old, you should call your own pediatrician and discuss the issue. ...Read more

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My baby one year old . She have full cold & cough little bit fever also. What medication is safe to give?

My baby one year old . She have full cold & cough little bit fever also. What medication is safe to give?

URI: Take her in the washroom and let her inhale the steam of a hot shower. At night let her sleep with a vaporizer. Raise her mattress so she is sleeping on an angle. Use salt water nose drops at least four times a day. Rub vaporub on her chest at night. I would not use juice because the sugars may cause diarrhea to add to her discomfort. ...Read more

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Should i take my one year old to the dr if he has a fever, is breathing kind of fast and hard and is coughing?

Should i take my one year old to the dr if he has a fever, is breathing kind of fast and hard and is coughing?

Please seek: Please seek emergency care immediately as it sounds based on your description that he is in respiratory distress. Hope all goes well. ...Read more