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Hi I have query about my baby fever, fever always going up and down and also off and on for 3 to 4 weeks. She has previously aspiration and reflux pro?

Hi I have query about my baby fever, fever always going up and down and also off and on for 3 to 4 weeks. She has previously aspiration and reflux pro?

2 LONG without eval.: Aspiration is a cause of such fevers. This way 2 long 2 go without further eval & rx. C ur pedi & go from there. Aspiration in a young child can lead many problems the most important is death. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

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


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How do I lower fevers?

How do I lower fevers?

Acetaminophen: Acetaminophen (tylenol) is an excellent medicine for reducing fever. Ibuprofen works well also. If your fever is over 100.1f and isn't responding to medication, you should see your doc. ...Read more

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How to get fevers down?

How to get fevers down?

Treat cause: Fever is a symptom of inflammation or infection. Make sure this is not the cause. Fever from a URI or something not convening as much can be brought down by acetaminophen, cold bath, ice in the underarm or groin. Again, find out and treat the cause first before the symptom or else you lose an sign to do anything. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get fevers everyday?

Is it normal to get fevers everyday?

No: Of course not.You need to see a doctor to determine the problem, cause and potential cure. ...Read more

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Why does overtiredness cause fevers?

Why does overtiredness cause fevers?

Likely vice versa: More than likely fever is causing fatigue. Fever is often an indication that the body is trying to fight off an infection of some kind--the infection or other stress on the body produces fatigue. ...Read more

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Is there any way to quickly cure fevers?

Is there any way to quickly cure fevers?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) works quickly and safely when used as directed. ...Read more

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I have fever?

I have fever?

MANY POSSIBILITIES: The cause of your fever should be evaluated for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have fever?

I have fever?

Use thermometer: Sometimes it is difficult to tell if you have a fever (sometimes it is obvious). If a person is unclear, there are many good thermometers available at the drug store that can confirm if a fever is present or not. A fever can be related to a viral or bacterial infection and in rare cases other non-infectious causes. If fever is very high or persistent, seek care to determine next best course. ...Read more

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I have fever?

I have fever?

And?: Ok, and? What would you like to know. Fever is a very vague term - how high, what are your other symptoms. How did it start? ...Read more

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I have fever?

I  have fever?

It can be checked: To determine if a person has a fever (above normal body temperature) requires a thermometer. Just touching the forehead is not very predictive. There are various thermometers---some can be place on in the ear, some over the temporal artery, some in the mouth and rectal temperatures. These thermometers are available without a prescription and affordable. ...Read more

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What is fever?

What is fever?

Fever: Defined in many different ways. My preference is a body temperature which in the course of 24 hours either fails to fall as low as 98.6 f, or reaches 100 f. If you define it in a clinically relevant fashion, that depends on the particular illness or condition being examined. ...Read more

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What is fever?

What is fever?

See below: Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A fever is when the temperature is above 99.5 f. ...Read more

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What is fever?

What is fever?

Fever?: 29 F Asks: What is fever? ANS: an elevated body temperature for you. Sign of many illnesses. But must be measured with an accurate thermometer. Mercury is still the best. Available for 2nd opinion anytime. ...Read more

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What is fever?

What is fever?

Rise in temperature: For minor illnesses like a cold, fever and aches go away by themselves. Most people use over-the-counter drugs like Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, or Advil for relief of such symptoms. If a person has a strep throat infection or a bacterial sinus infection, antibiotics are the treatment. A doctor can evaluate to give a diagnosis, especially if a person has more than minor, temporary fevers. ...Read more

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What is fever?

What is fever?

See below: It is an elevation in your body temperature. ...Read more

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What is fever?

What is fever?

Rise in temperature: For minor illnesses like a cold, fever and aches go away by themselves. Most people use over-the-counter drugs like Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, or Advil for relief of such symptoms. If a person has a strep throat infection or a bacterial sinus infection, antibiotics are the treatment. A doctor can evaluate to give a diagnosis, especially if a person has more than minor, temporary fevers. ...Read more

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What is fever?

What is fever?

Rise in temperature: For minor illnesses like a cold, fever and aches go away by themselves. Most people use over-the-counter drugs like Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, or Advil for relief of such symptoms. If a person has a strep throat infection or a bacterial sinus infection, antibiotics are the treatment. A doctor can evaluate to give a diagnosis, especially if a person has more than minor, temporary fevers. ...Read more