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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

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My 7 year old son started vomiting last night but is not running temperature of fever. What can be done?

My 7 year old son started vomiting last night but is not running temperature of fever. What can be done?

Clear liquids: Vomiting is associated with a number of conditions, including infections, swallowed mucus from coughing, elevated pressure inside the cranium. If you child has any signs of headache, prolonged fever, dehydration, can not keep down clear liquids, please follow up with your physician. Clear liquids, keeping well hydrated and eating small amounts of crackers may help. ...Read more

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My 7 years old son has fever giving him panadol (acetaminophen) it's already been 1 day. Doctors said he has low blood but now he is always vomiting what can I do

My 7 years old son has fever giving him panadol (acetaminophen) it's already been 1 day. Doctors said he has low blood but now he is always vomiting what can I do

Virus infection: fever with vomiting and decreased white cell count possibly indicates a virus infection
if he has vomiting and diarrhea he should be given increased fluids with electrolytes and if vomiting gets worse he should be checked for dehydration ...Read more

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My 3year old son has been coughing 1 week. Fever of 101 vomit diahrea. Not eating. Doc says chronic sinusitis but I think it is something worse. Help?

My 3year old son has been coughing 1 week. Fever of 101 vomit diahrea. Not eating. Doc says chronic sinusitis but I think it is something worse. Help?

Sinusitis?: Chronic sinusitis in a 3 year old is very uncommon. Suggest you see a pediatrician and get a second opinion. He may well have pneumonia or other illnesses. ...Read more

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My 8 years old son been having a fever 103 sowllen eyelids, and vomiting for the past three, ER physician said it could be a virus, any ideas?

My 8 years old son been having a fever 103 sowllen eyelids, and vomiting for the past three, ER physician said it could be a virus, any ideas?

ER doc is probably: Correct. For the past three. What? Days, weeks, hours? As an er doc myself, i'd have to look at him before I could make any further judgment. If you are concerned, return to the er for further evaluation. ...Read more

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My 3 years old son has vomiting, fever, stomach pain, loose motion. Green color poop, what can be done? Met 2 doctors. Since 4 days.

My 3 years old son has vomiting, fever, stomach pain, loose motion. Green color poop, what can be done? Met 2 doctors. Since 4 days.

Viral gastroenteriti: Most likely viral, so treat with clear fluids like pedialyte, juice, water. If unable to keep down clears, or voiding less than every 8 hrs then may need IVF. Consider bacterial etiology if blood in the stool and persistent fever. ...Read more

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My 7 year old son has been running a fever for 6 days. Ihave taken him to his pediatrician twice and he is beingtreated for a sinus infection. Should he be seen by another doctor?

My 7 year old son has been running a fever for 6 days. Ihave taken him to his pediatrician twice and he is beingtreated for a sinus infection. Should he be seen by another doctor?

Probably: If the fever is continuing even after being treated your pediatrician would want to know. At the very least call and ask for advice or just make an appointment now. ...Read more

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Why is my 7 year old vomiting with no fever and he is sleepy?

Why is my 7 year old vomiting with no fever and he is sleepy?

Concerning - See Doc: It is concerning when a child is vomiting, without a fever or diarrhea, especially when associated with sleepiness. It is difficult to give advice without seeing/examining a child, but I recommend you take your child to see a doctor as soon as possible. If none are open, I would recommend visiting an emergency room. Chances are good this is a GI bug, but what you mentioned is concerning. ...Read more

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My 5 year old is suffering from fever and vomiting since last month. Doc gave her cefixime for 2 weeks but it didn't work. What could it possibly be?

My 5 year old is suffering from fever and vomiting since last month. Doc gave her cefixime for 2 weeks but it didn't work. What could it possibly be?

Viral/wrong antibio: Not right 2 b going on this long. C ur pedi or pcp again 4eval, cultures & other test 2 find the cause. Could b viral or the cultures may show the bacteria is not sensitive 2ur present antibiotic. ...Read more

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My 5 year old went to the doctor with a fever, and stomache ache she said it was allergies now he's vomitting.

My 5 year old went to the doctor with a fever, and stomache ache she said it was allergies now he's vomitting.

Depends: Could be a viral stomach infection, or bacterial, if persists or worsens needs to be rechecked. Usually do not have fever from allergies. ...Read more

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36 yr old, stiff neck and back, dizzy-like headache, no vomit or fever, plus a Balanitis recently, shall I see doc immediately to rule out meningitis?

36 yr old, stiff neck and back, dizzy-like headache, no vomit or fever, plus a Balanitis recently, shall I see doc immediately to rule out meningitis?

Need an exam: While the overwhelming likelihood is that your symptoms are due to a viral illness, one cannot be sure without an in person evaluation which should not wait. ...Read more

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My 10m old got ino the litter box twice. Now has got bloddy nose, fever, nausa/vomiting, she whiney can't get settled. Could be related? Cats hve vet doc

My 10m old got ino the litter box twice. Now has got bloddy nose, fever, nausa/vomiting, she whiney can't get settled. Could be related? Cats hve vet doc

See a doctor: Many things can happen after your infant gets into the litter box either it is the cause or coincidently your kid gets sick. However, when there is fever, vomiting, and your child looks unsettled, you should have her or him checked out by a physician to rule out serious problem like meningitis. Beside pathogen borne diseases, your child can get nasal congestion and asthma due to cat allergy. ...Read more

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A 2 years old boy has symptoms that include intussusepcion, haemolatic anaemia, ongoing fevers, lethargy, siezure, jaundice and vomiting. Doctors can'tdiagnose. Any ideas?

A 2 years old boy has symptoms that include intussusepcion, haemolatic anaemia, ongoing fevers, lethargy, siezure, jaundice and vomiting. Doctors can'tdiagnose. Any ideas?

Meckels: A meckel's diverticulum is a possibilty. It is a anomaly of the intestine that can act as a lead point and acause intussusception and can cause ulcers that result in chronic blood loss and anemia. Can also cause abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Nausea & vomiting in 6yr old female started saturday comes and goes may not throwup for an entire day & act just fine next day she will throwup all day no fever until today low grade >100 went to the doctor & urine was checked and zolfran given over a mon

Nausea & vomiting in 6yr old female started saturday comes and goes may not throwup for an entire day & act just fine next day she will throwup all day no fever until today low grade >100 went to the doctor & urine was checked and zolfran given over a mon

With: With a 6-year-old with vomiting and fever, the child should be seen immediately by her doctor for an evaluation. It could be a virus, a bladder infection, or an intestinal problem. If her doctor can't see her immediately, or if she has continued vomiting, can't eat or drink, still has fever, or any rash then she must go to the er. ...Read more

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My 3 year old daughter has a temperature of 104.7, I gave her children's tylenol (acetaminophen) but she vomited it up immediately. Should I take her to the doctor?

My 3 year old daughter has a temperature of 104.7, I gave her children's tylenol (acetaminophen) but she vomited it up immediately. Should I take her to the doctor?

Emergency: Yes. This is an emergency. This temperature is too high to wait. Please get her to an urgent care center or emergency room quickly. If in doubt, then please call or page your pediatrician for instructions. ...Read more

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My 7 year old niece has low grade fever and stomach pain definitely not appendicitis said doc

My 7 year old niece has low grade fever and stomach pain definitely not appendicitis said doc

Monitor: I am sorry to hear that. If they are truly sure there is no appendicitis risk then best to give her fluids and very mild foods like toast applesauce rice and crackers. ...Read more

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Preg test is neg. Period late. No fever. Nausea since jan. Occasional vomiting. Fatigue since january. Just weened son. Doc doesn't have any help or answers?

Preg test is neg. Period late. No fever. Nausea since jan. Occasional vomiting. Fatigue since january. Just weened son. Doc doesn't have any help or answers?

Seek another opinion: Breast feeding can suppress menses. If your pregnancy test is negative, you are not pregnant. Many, many things can cause your symptoms. Depends on meds, history, exam, and full picture. Please seek another opinion. ...Read more

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My 20 month old is running a 101.4 fever, vomited once, and has a little cough. Cough sounds like bark. Eats and drinks fine. Do we need to see doc?

My 20 month old is running a 101.4 fever, vomited once, and has a little cough. Cough sounds like bark. Eats and drinks fine. Do we need to see doc?

May be: If he makes a high pitch sound when he inhales, i.e. Stridor, then he needs to be seen due to his young age. He can suffer difficulty breathing with swelling in his airway. Barking cough usually suggests croup. ...Read more

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My 9 year old child is sick with a fever, and he vomited once yesterday afternoon. Should we wait or see a doctor?

My 9 year old child is sick with a fever, and he vomited once yesterday afternoon. Should we wait or see a doctor?

Depends: It could be a virus. Could be strep throat. Could be what is passing around school. If you are concerned see your doctor. If he can drink and keep fluids down and you are not worried and are comfortable waiting then do so. Moms have that sixth sense and know when their child needs to see the doctor. ...Read more

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7 year old woke up w/ sore throat and vomited once. Now running low grade fever (99.5). Strep neg. How long should I expect low grade fever to last?

7 year old woke up w/ sore throat and vomited once. Now running low grade fever (99.5). Strep neg. How long should I expect low grade fever to last?

Viral fevers: Fevers due to viral infections typically last 3-5 days, but can occur for 7-10 (less common). The trend of the fever is more important than the duration of fever in many cases. For instance, illnesses that start with high fevers which decrease with time are less concerning than those that start low but increase in degree over the course of days. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more