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My toddler keeps getting a fever of 103, 104. What can I do?

My toddler keeps getting a fever of 103, 104. What can I do?

See the pediatrician: Toddlers are expected to have common colds each year, the length, severity, and accompanying symptoms determine need for treatment. Your toddler should have an evaluation with their pediatrician to rule out infectious causes that may require treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more


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Toddler has cough /low grade fever. He's in great spirits but cough seems like it's getting worse. Is it normal for cough to get worse before better?

Toddler has cough /low grade fever. He's in great spirits but cough seems like it's getting worse. Is it normal for cough to get worse before better?

Cough: It is common for upper respiratory symptoms to get worst before better but if cough continuously gets worst, does not improve, has associated difficulty breathing, fever, not eating well, not sleeping well from cough then needs to seen by his/ her physician. ...Read more

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What should I do if my toddler has had a high fevers for 3 days?

What should I do if my toddler has had a high fevers for 3 days?

See the pediatrician: First depends on what you are defining as "high" fever. While the number doesn't dictate diagnosis or therapy, the accompanying symptoms along with fever may provide insight into the reason for the fever. Fatigue, lethargy, inability to tolerate liquids, or if a parent is concerned in any way are some of the reasons to see a doctor immediately. ER/urgent care if your pediatrician isn't available. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my toddler has had a high fevers for 3 days!!!!!! help?

What do you suggest if my toddler has had a high fevers for 3 days!!!!!! help?

Fear of Fever: Fever alone is not dangerous. Many kids are uncomfortable with fever so acetaminophen or ibuprofen can help them feel better. Make sure they are getting plenty of fluid and rest. If the fever lasts for a few more days give your doctor a call. ...Read more

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How can I treat my baby or toddler's fever?

How can I treat my baby or toddler's fever?

Agree, but..: While i agree entirely with dr noland, i would like to emphasize her last point. Not all fevers need to be treated. Fever is serving a purpose for your child. Your immune system works better at fighting infection at higher body temperature, and the germs causing the infection, be they viruses, bacteria, etc don't survive as well at higher body temperatures. So unless child very uncomfortable, let them run the temp! ...Read more

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Fever at night only with my toddler, what is it?

Fever at night only with my toddler, what is it?

Don't know: Typically it is a viral illness...And i hope he is better now. But if it have him seen. A "standard" virus lasts 7-10 days but i lie to see children after 4-5 if fever has been persistent and not improving. ...Read more

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At what temp should I give fever reducer to my toddler?

At what temp should I give fever reducer to my toddler?

Infant fever: Fever 100.4 degree of f, rectal, and higher is considered to be significant. You can give him tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin, as written on the bottle instruction. Your child needs to be seen by pediatrician. ...Read more

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Why does my toddler have a fever but no other symptoms?

Why does my toddler have a fever but no other symptoms?

Viral: Probably a viral illness of some type. There are 100 different viral classes and toddlers are commonly exposed. If fever only, continue to observe and tylenol (acetaminophen) if needed. If he continues to eat or drink just let nature take its own. Viral processes typically last a week. ...Read more