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My 18 month old is running 99.7 degree fever. Should I take him to doctor?
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Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine
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In brief: Depend
Depend if your baby have any other symptoms such as running nose , congestion, cough etc.
.., how long has it been with fever, does pt respond with tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil liquid or not.If low grade fever <100 more than 3 days i would take the baby to be seen by a doctor.If fever stays persistent and fever gets higher, you need to take baby to be seen sooner.

In brief: Depend
Depend if your baby have any other symptoms such as running nose , congestion, cough etc.
.., how long has it been with fever, does pt respond with tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil liquid or not.If low grade fever <100 more than 3 days i would take the baby to be seen by a doctor.If fever stays persistent and fever gets higher, you need to take baby to be seen sooner.
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