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How to tell if an infant has a fever?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree
In brief: Take Their Temp
Many things make a child feel warm, not all of which have elevated body temperature.
Take the temperature, rectally best.

In brief: Take Their Temp
Many things make a child feel warm, not all of which have elevated body temperature.
Take the temperature, rectally best.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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3 doctors agree
In brief: Take Temp
If the rectal temp is over 100.
5 f it is a fever, be aware that any infant under 3 months with a seemingly low grade fever must be checked asap as they have a higher risk of developing a worrisome infection.

In brief: Take Temp
If the rectal temp is over 100.
5 f it is a fever, be aware that any infant under 3 months with a seemingly low grade fever must be checked asap as they have a higher risk of developing a worrisome infection.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Take temp
There are simple new ''thermometers'' available otc.

In brief: Take temp
There are simple new ''thermometers'' available otc.
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
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