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When A 3year Old Has A Fever What Should I Do
Fever: Fever is the bodies way of fighting infection. Keep your child comfortable offer plenty of liquids and tyelenol or Ibuprofen to help keep the temperature down. Fever lasting longer than 5 days or fever > 104 would require immediate attention as would fever with headache and vomiting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 3 year old has a fever of 101.2 after being outside all day. Should i worry? What can I do to help her.
Fever: If it is summer in your locality, make sure that the fever is not from dehydration. If she is not uncomfortable/restless, try not to give a fever reducer unless her temperature continues to rise but instead urge her to drink lots of fluids. Recheck her temperature every 4 hrs. In colder climates, fever is caused by infection ; if persistent after 24 hrs with added symptoms, bring her to thedoctor. ...Read more
3 year old has a fever and very hyper and talkative. Saying odd things as well. Nothing crazy but just odd. What could this be? No other symptoms.
3year old with random fever spikes to 103 over past 3 days and no other symptoms except extremely tired when fever hits. What could cause this?
Fever: Fever tends to make us all feel icky.Children tend to lay about when they have fever -so your child's behavior is not unusual for someone with an fever.Our bodies mount a fever as part of our immune response. It is the body's way of trying to handle infections. Make sure that your child is staying hydrated, and follow up with their pediatrician for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why?: Generally it is unnecessary to medicate to suppress fever, since fever probably has beneficial effects in fighting the cause. You try to reduce body temperatures only when they are making the person or child patently uncomfortable or it is creating stresses on an already compromised system (not likely in a child), or it reaches levels which are injurious to the central nervous system. ...Read more
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