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What do you do when you can’t control your child’s fever with medicine?

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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice
4 doctors agree

In brief: Seek Urgent Care

Take them to the emergency room.

In brief: Seek Urgent Care

Take them to the emergency room.
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: It Depends

Fever is an immune response to fight the infection.
What do you mean by "control"? Making it disappear when a child is ill with medicine does not usually happen. Most pediatricians worry if the temperature is over 105 or 40 degrees centigrade. More important are the other symptoms -- pain, lethargy dehydration etc. With these parameters go to the ER or call your pediatrician.

In brief: It Depends

Fever is an immune response to fight the infection.
What do you mean by "control"? Making it disappear when a child is ill with medicine does not usually happen. Most pediatricians worry if the temperature is over 105 or 40 degrees centigrade. More important are the other symptoms -- pain, lethargy dehydration etc. With these parameters go to the ER or call your pediatrician.
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