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What should I do if my baby is running a fever of 101.1?

What should I do if my baby is running a fever of 101.1?

Depends on age: Infants under 2 months should be seen by their physician the same day if they have fever >100.4. After 2-3 months it depends.As the immunity passed from mom fades, babies begin having common viruses and other issues that need monitoring. If they feed ok, play ok & stay on their regular routein;you can often monitor for a while. If grumpy, tylenol (acetaminophen) is ok. If this changes check with your doctor. ...Read more

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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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What causes a infant to keep running a fever off and on all month?

What causes a infant to keep running a fever off and on all month?

Normal fluctuation: What are you considering fever? A baby's temperature may fluctuate from 96- to 101.4 during the course of the day. And be considered normal. More importantly how does he act when he has fevers. If he is active and alert i wouldn't worry. ...Read more

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Is it normal if an infant is running a high temp for their hands n feet to turn ice cold for the duration of the fever? And why

Is it normal if an infant is running a high temp for their hands n feet to turn ice cold for the duration of the fever? And why

NO not normal: An infant running a "high temp" should be seen to determine the etiology. I would recommend calling your health care provider and reporting this. ...Read more

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My 10 months old baby is running a fever. I have no access to pediatrician at the moment. What can I do to manage the temperature?

My 10 months old baby is running a fever. I have no access to pediatrician at the moment. What can I do to manage the temperature?

Fever: Remember that fever is a symptom. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. If the child just has cold symptoms (cough, runny nose) with the ever then it would be fine to treat with tylenol (acetaminophen) and or ibuprofen. If the child does not look well or is out of it or you are otherwise worried about him you may want to bring him in to be seen by a family practitioner or if he is very sick to the emergency department. ...Read more

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My baby is 2 and she's been running fever at night up to 103 the past 3 days. Does anyone know what might cause it?

My baby is 2 and she's been running fever at night up to 103 the past 3 days.   Does anyone know what might cause it?

See your doctor: It could just be a viral infection but at her age it's very important to take her to the doctor to make sure she doesn't have an ear infection, urine infection, pneumonia, or a blood infection. ...Read more

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My 6 months baby is running temperature or fever?

My 6 months baby is running temperature or fever?

Guidelines: Fever is very common in babies over 6 months old and not usually serious. However, if worried, always call the doctor! guidelines suggest calling a doctor for babies older than 6 months if the temperature is 103 degrees f (39.4 degrees c) or greater and with symptoms (loss of appetite, cough, unusually fussy or sleepy, pulling on ear or other signs of ear pain, vomiting, diarrhea.). ...Read more

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What to do if my 1 yb old baby has a cough, running fever, and teething what should I do?

See Pediatrician: Cough and fever probably viral in origin and just happens to be teething at same time. Check in w your pediatrician. Also, 1st dental cm-up w a pediatric dental specialist as soon as 1st tooth erupts. Pedodontist will do exam, diet and oral hygiene instruction, Fluoride balancing, crania-facial growth and development evaluation, and will begin the bonding process w your child. Don't put it off. ...Read more

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My baby boy is running 8month / teeth are coming along with teeth he have fever 38celius / which medicin I give to him / ?

My baby boy is running 8month / teeth are coming along with teeth he have fever 38celius / which medicin I give to him / ?

NOT TEETHING ALONE: Teething does not cause very elevated temps. fussiness and drooling are the normal symptoms But the age that they are teething is also the age when they get minor infections. You could give some tylenol (acetaminophen) and encourage fluids. If the temp rises or he acts sicker, you may want to contact your doctor ...Read more