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My two year olds temperature is 104...When does high temp become dangerous?

My two year olds temperature is 104...When does high temp become dangerous?

Condition not temp: Kids febrile response to illness is more a gauge of how well their body rejects the germs than how serious the illness.I've had kids with 105 giggling & running down the hallway while some with 100.4 couldn't move without pain.Any kid with sustained t >102 for >12hrs deserves a dr visit.I am more concerned about taking fluids, wet diapers & play.A 7yo with 107 last yr with flu did quite well. ...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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My 10 year old daughter has a temp if 39.8c. Is this considered high and at what point should I worry. She has a cold, hence the temperature?

My 10 year old daughter has a temp if 39.8c. Is this considered high and at what point should I worry. She has a cold, hence the temperature?

Yes this is : High.Need to conttol the fever. This may just be viral unless fever persisted despite proper dosing of anti fever medicine and she look sick with other signs and symptoms, take her in to see doctor. ...Read more

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My 5 year old daughter has had high temperature of 38/39 c over last 2 days and now has temp of 35.5 c. Complaining of head, tummy & throat pains.

My 5 year old daughter has had high temperature of 38/39 c over last 2 days and now has temp of 35.5 c. Complaining of head, tummy & throat pains.

Sounds like she: May be coming down with throat infection that may require antibiotics. It would be best for her to be seen. Being the weekend and night time , er is the only choice unless you call your pediatrician for advice. ...Read more

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Hi my two and a half year old son has a high temperature of 102.4 degrees and he is breathing fast is that normal? I gave him medicine.

Hi my two and a half year old son has a high temperature of 102.4 degrees and he is breathing fast is that normal? I gave him medicine.

Common issue: Most fever in infants starts out as a viral illness & many will self heal.The normal effect of fever on breathing rate is to increase it by up to 5 breaths /min/degree.At two the regular rate range is 24- 40..It should not cause baby to look like they are struggling to breathe.As long as baby takes fluids well enough to pee every 6 hrs, home monitoring is ok, if not have eval. ...Read more

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What could be the best medication for a two year old rashes due to tropical high temperatures?

What could be the best medication for a two year old rashes due to tropical high temperatures?

Heat rash: A low concentration Hydrocortisone cream or ointment ( .05-1%) should help. Also corn starch powder ( johnson's baby powder) helps ease out the itch. ...Read more

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Low temperature and diarrhea in my 10 year old . Just come on quickly. She is shaking & very weak feeling. Very pale. What do I do? Temp is 92.3

Low temperature and diarrhea in my 10 year old . Just come on quickly. She is shaking & very weak feeling. Very pale. What do I do? Temp is 92.3

Rectal temp: Your temperature reading sounds inaccurate. If you use a good thermometer and take a rectal temperature, and if it is still low, go to the er immediately - there are possibilities like e.Coli sepsis. You don't say if she is in pain, or how many bowel movements she has had. Hydrate her and take to er if she can't tolerate liquids. She needs hydration. Check that temp again;go to er if abnormal. ...Read more

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What is considered a high temp. For a 13 year old child?

What is considered a high temp. For a 13 year old child?

Depends: Greater than 100.5 degrees f is considered a fever, greater than 106.0 is considered hyperpyrexia. ...Read more