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Daughter of 15 has sore throat/ earache body ache feeling weak temp 38.1, is this a out of hour case or can wait? When is temp high?

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Dr. Robert Isaacs
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In brief: Wait, but watch

Based on what you have said, it does not sound to be an out of hours case right now, but keep close watch.
Increasing fever, pain, shortness of breath, weakness, vomiting, etc. Could change the decision to wait. The definition of a fever is a body temperature above 38, so this barely qualifies. How high is high? A fever above 39.5 would start to qualify as high.

In brief: Wait, but watch

Based on what you have said, it does not sound to be an out of hours case right now, but keep close watch.
Increasing fever, pain, shortness of breath, weakness, vomiting, etc. Could change the decision to wait. The definition of a fever is a body temperature above 38, so this barely qualifies. How high is high? A fever above 39.5 would start to qualify as high.
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