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Should my baby still get a fever after a day on antibiotics?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Maybe

It depends upon what the baby is being treated for and whether the treatment is empirical or directed against a known organism. Even if the antibiotic is appropriate it may take a day or two for all symptoms to be ameliorated.
If it is not the right choice of treatment then persistence of fever is not unexpected.

In brief: Maybe

It depends upon what the baby is being treated for and whether the treatment is empirical or directed against a known organism. Even if the antibiotic is appropriate it may take a day or two for all symptoms to be ameliorated.
If it is not the right choice of treatment then persistence of fever is not unexpected.
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