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Is 102.2 fever dangerous for a 3 year girl? It just hapen her fever started 15 minutes ago! i just give her tylenol (acetaminophen) 5 minutes ago a doze of 5ml!

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Not necessarily

In deference to the advertising industry, fever is a benefit to a child fighting an illness.
Increasing blood flow & breathing provides fuel to make antibodies & cuts down germ reproduction. Fever with illness does not cause brain damage but does require more fluids.It is much better to focus on maintaining fluid balance than worrying about fever.Never wake a kid for fever meds.

In brief: Not necessarily

In deference to the advertising industry, fever is a benefit to a child fighting an illness.
Increasing blood flow & breathing provides fuel to make antibodies & cuts down germ reproduction. Fever with illness does not cause brain damage but does require more fluids.It is much better to focus on maintaining fluid balance than worrying about fever.Never wake a kid for fever meds.
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