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Signs Of Teething 4 Month Old
I'm not sure what: your question is exactly...but will speak about fever in children in general. The answer depends on the child's medical history (generally healthy/specific medical problems), how long the fever has been there, is she eating and drinking well, any travel, exposure to others who are ill, weight loss/growth. I would recommend that you speak to her doctor, giving the answers to those questions. ...Read more
Normal temperature: Normal temperature is 98.6 and can fluctuate around this level. Fever is a significant elevation above that. Most physicians start using 100.3 or 100.5 as the temperature where a child begins to have a fever. Therefore 98.7 is a normal temperature for any child or adult. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Numerous symptoms : Reflux in infants can present as cough, irritability, vomiting, or crying to name a few. Reflux is very common in babies. It's due to the muscle at the end of the esophagus that is weaker up until about 18 mos. An evaluation by the doctor can help determine if it's reflux. Helpful treatments include special formulas. Sometimes, a prescribed medicine is needed and provides much relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son 5 months 21 days old complaints of fever and common cold, temperature 99.4 may i know the dose of acetaminophen to be given.He weighs 7 kg?
80 mg: The simple dosing schedule of acetomenophen is 10-15 mg/kg.I would give 80 at this weight ...Read more
Perhaps: Although there's no evidence that teething causes fever, fevers of less than 100 degrees have been reported. If upper teeth trying to erupt vagus nerve stimulation can result in runny nose. As to appetite, would you want to eat if your teeth were sore? Please see Pediatric Dental Specialist (1st Dental exam Age 1). See Pediatrician to check for cold/virus. You must see both. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are you...: Are you wiping your child's gums with soft moist cloth after bottle or breast? Milk residue can sour. 2 suggestions: 1. See pediatrician to ck for tonsil/adenoid infection or gerd. 2. Make an appointment w a pediatricdental specialist (not a general dentist). They are the dent-facial experts for infants and children. You'll be glad you did. ...Read more
15 year old female low grade fever for 4 days (nights temp is normal during the morning w/o meds.103 at night). One bright green tonsil. ?
Pharyngitis: Either viral or strep are usual causes. Should get swabbed for strep and examined. Ensure that pain is well controlled with appropriate doses ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) (if not allergic or contraindicated by any other conditions) and that she is keeping herself hydrated. ...Read more
My 4 year old is on day 4 of the flu, her temp is at 103.8 with Tylenol (acetaminophen) in her system every 4 hours & it's not coming down, what should we do?
See her doctor: It is early for flu but it could be the cause of her fever. Children, however, are notorious for having complicationsof flu such as secondary bacterial infections. Did you have a positive flu test? Has she been seen by her doctor? If either answer is no, please have her checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fever in 16 wk baby: Any child under the age of 1yr that has fever, particularly (but not necessarily) accompanied by any changes in behavior, feeding, alertness, irritability, excessive sleeping, and so on should be seen and managed by a pediatrician. These little critters can become critically ill very rapidly. Do not worry about a CRP - take them to the doctor. ...Read more
No: Many people think that teething causes fever and diarrhea but this is not true. Typically a baby is more fussy than usual. If he has a fever you can give him tylenol (acetaminophen) eor whatever your doctor has recommended.Contact the doctor if the fever and diarrhea persists. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
16 month old has fever of 103 with no other obvious symptoms. she's behaving perfectly normally, except 4 days ago she vomited twice. What to do?
Ok to wait a day...: A previously well toddler who acts "perfectly normally" but just has a 103 fever can be watched at home, on tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin, to see what happens overnight (especially since today is christmas). Sometimes the cause is roseola virus, which gives a few days of fever, followed by a rash. The child can go to the E.R. If he starts acting sickly today, and/or parents can call the doctor for advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the risk of a 4 year old with a cough (on its way out) exposing a 1 month old to rsv? No other symptoms in 4 year old.
Mothers immunity: Your one month old still has a high degree of immunity from mother and would possibly be protected from getting r s v. ...Read more
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