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Baby has temperature of 99?

Baby has temperature of 99?

Yep 99: Mild elevation , can happen , but if persist discuss with u pediatrician. ...Read more

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What is our normal temperature?

98.6 degrees: 98.6 Farenheit but there is range of + or minus 1.0 above and below this ...Read more

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How to reduce their body temperatures ?

How to reduce their body temperatures ?

Cool things: Some medicines like ibuprofen and paracetamol can reduce fever when people are unwell. Cool things to drink, fanning and sponging cool wash cloths on the body (especially on the neck and in the armpits) are good non medicine things to try. ...Read more

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What should be done for a temperature of 104?

What should be done for a temperature of 104?

Temp of over 104: That is a really high fever and you should talk to your doctor right away and be seen. You can take some Acetaminophen for the fever. Fever per se is not bad but a high fever can lower the seizure threshold in a young patient and cause febrile seizures. Fever is a defense mechanism by the body to help fight off infections and so if it is not bothering you otherwise, you do not need to treat it. ...Read more

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What is the safest temperature for a nursery ?

What is the safest temperature for a nursery ?

66-68 degrees F: The last thing you want to do is overheat a baby. Even newborns will cry if they are cool/chilled, but they will not cry if they are overheated. There is some evidence that overheating may have some association to some sids cases. Unless the child is under 2000g, was significantly premature and the doctor instructs you to keep nursery warmer, then 66-68 is ideal nursery temperature. ...Read more

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Why is it important for temperature to be taken?

Why is it important for temperature to be taken?

Temperature is one…: Of classical vital signs. Elevated temps can reflect infection or other abnormal process in body. Temps over 103º can be life-threatening. Sub-normal temp suggests hypothermia, another potentially life-threatening condition. Serial temps give docs pattern of response to treatment or may be diagnostic of certain illnesses that have characteristic temp patterns. ...Read more

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Should be i worried if my temperature is 100.00?

Should be i worried if my temperature is 100.00?

Depends: Did you take the temperature correctly? Was it after a hot drink or exercise? First thing to do would be to take the temperature first thing on waking up. if it is 100, please see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more