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My 16 month old has a fever of 101 and no other signs of illness. Should I be worried?

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As long as he otherwise looks fine, i would not worry.
A fever is one of your body's best mechanisms of fighting off illness. Most fevers will last 48 to 72 hours. If your child becomes lethargic, irritable is not drinking, or develops a rash, i would call his doctor.

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As long as he otherwise looks fine, i would not worry.
A fever is one of your body's best mechanisms of fighting off illness. Most fevers will last 48 to 72 hours. If your child becomes lethargic, irritable is not drinking, or develops a rash, i would call his doctor.
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