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14 month old son has a fever and consistently drooling. Molars may be coming in but the fever stay at 101 regardless of the medicine. Is this normal?

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In brief: Other symptoms?

Fever itself is never an evil "symptom." it is a sign of an infection that if fully vaccinated-may be a virus germ that will improve with"comfort" care and support.
Numbers on a thermometer are not as important as associated symptoms/comfort and severity/duration. You may watch and wait for your toddler-offer meds if he tolerates/needs it. Follow up with your pediatrician if things worsen.

In brief: Other symptoms?

Fever itself is never an evil "symptom." it is a sign of an infection that if fully vaccinated-may be a virus germ that will improve with"comfort" care and support.
Numbers on a thermometer are not as important as associated symptoms/comfort and severity/duration. You may watch and wait for your toddler-offer meds if he tolerates/needs it. Follow up with your pediatrician if things worsen.
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Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine
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In brief: Can be normal

What you describe often happens with molars and other bigger teeth coming into mouth.
A low grade fever can often accompany teething. More importantly how does your son feel and look. If he otherwise seems fine i think you can watch but if fever starts to climb one should probably check for other infections perhaps especially urine.

In brief: Can be normal

What you describe often happens with molars and other bigger teeth coming into mouth.
A low grade fever can often accompany teething. More importantly how does your son feel and look. If he otherwise seems fine i think you can watch but if fever starts to climb one should probably check for other infections perhaps especially urine.
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Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry

In brief: Not really

A very low grad fever that can go down with the proper meds.
Is normal may be not enough for his age or body wight.

In brief: Not really

A very low grad fever that can go down with the proper meds.
Is normal may be not enough for his age or body wight.
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