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18 month old has a fever of 103.7 but acting completely fine and only has a runny nose. ?

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Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Fever

As long as child is acting appropriately and is adequately hydrated, you can observe.
You should have low threshold to seek medical opinion, if high grade fever persists for more than a few days.

In brief: Fever

As long as child is acting appropriately and is adequately hydrated, you can observe.
You should have low threshold to seek medical opinion, if high grade fever persists for more than a few days.
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Dr. Videh Mahajan
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Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Use your own sense

When your baby has a high fever, you need to talk to your own pediatrician.
Babies can get colds with high fever and stay home but, chceck with the child's doctor immediately.

In brief: Use your own sense

When your baby has a high fever, you need to talk to your own pediatrician.
Babies can get colds with high fever and stay home but, chceck with the child's doctor immediately.
Dr. Ronda Alexander
Dr. Ronda Alexander
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