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What temperature is considered high in a febrile baby?

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Dr. Pamela Lindor
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on age

For babies under 2 or 3 months of age, any temperature over 100.
4 degrees should be reported to the doctor and checked out. For babies over 3 months, fevers >101, if associated with irritability, change in feeding pattern, change in behavior or other symptoms, or lasting more than 48 hours, should be evaluated.

In brief: Depends on age

For babies under 2 or 3 months of age, any temperature over 100.
4 degrees should be reported to the doctor and checked out. For babies over 3 months, fevers >101, if associated with irritability, change in feeding pattern, change in behavior or other symptoms, or lasting more than 48 hours, should be evaluated.
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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics

In brief: None

There really is no too high.
Fever particularly in children can be 104-106 with many viruses and in many individual children. This will not hurt them, it just makes them uncomfortable. Treat with tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen to make them feel better . Remember fever is not a danger it just tells us they are ill.

In brief: None

There really is no too high.
Fever particularly in children can be 104-106 with many viruses and in many individual children. This will not hurt them, it just makes them uncomfortable. Treat with tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen to make them feel better . Remember fever is not a danger it just tells us they are ill.
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