Do babies get fevers with ear infections?

Sometimes. Ear infections can occur with or without fever. Other symptoms of ear infections include ear pulling or rubbing, decreased sleep or eating, fussing, not wanting to be laid down, and vomiting. Fevers can be caused by viruses, bacteria, and even noninfectious conditions. If you think your baby might have an ear infection, please take him or her to the doctor.
Yes. But not always. Fevers for longer than 48-72 hrs need seen by doctor.

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My 7 month old baby has a ear infection and a 100 degree fever for the last 3 days. What else can we do?

What have you done? Has your baby been seen by its doctor? Is it still pulling at the ear? What medication is it taking? If has been treated by a doctor and continues with fever for three days, depending upon what else is going on you may want to bring baby back and have them re-examined. Read more...
Puzzling question. I assume you have seen a doc, since that's the only way to be sure it is an ear infection. I don't consider 100.0 to be fever in a kid that age.It is within the normal fluctuation in body temperature for age but may simply reflect a minor increase in metabolism as the kid fights the illness. If the kid is feeding well and playing some you have done all you need.Follow up with doc as needed. Read more...

Should I be concerned if my 6month old baby has a ear infection and a 100 degree fever for 3 days. W hat should I be looking out for?

Some concern. Most children will have an ear infection at some time before 6 years of age. Ear infections usually cause low grade temp, discomfort and temporary decreased hearing. Most episodes of otitis media will resolve, but if temperature would increase or persist, or drainage develops from ear needs examination. Even when symptoms resolve should be checked by pcp to examine ear and make sure fluid has. Read more...

9mo baby has had an ear infection and fever for 4 days. Doctor appointment for Monday. What can we do to make her more comfortable until Monday?

Ear pain. In infants older than 6 months can be minimized with use of children's ibuprofen at 10 mg/kg (around 100 mg per 22 pounds) every 6-8 hours. Acetaminophen is another option, especially for those not old enough to have ibuprofen. . Read more...

My baby is 11month old she has been having a fever since wednesday and I took her to the hospital and they told me it was an ear infection what can do?

Are you? Are you giving your child the treatment provided/recommended (tylenol/motrin/antibiotic)? What antibiotic was given. In order to treat otitis media it requires higher doses and you may also have a resistant bug which may require another course of same or different antibiotic. Also eliminate things in home that can precipitate (ie smoking) if fever persists bring back to physician. Read more...
Antibiotics. Usually infants are treated with antibiotics for ear infections, though the majority will resolve on their own. In older children we may watch before giving antibiotics. If your baby is acting well, it is not necessary to give medicines to reduce fever, but if they are fussy or waking often, Ibuprofen may help. If the fever has not come down in 48 hours, then you should return to the doctor. Read more...

My 10 month child had an ear infection and he has 3 days left of his medicine but yesturday he started with a fever I give him tylenol (acetaminophen) but comes back?

Maybe viral. if your child seemed better after starting the antibiotic, this could be another virus that he is getting. treat the fever and see your doctor on Monday. if he seems to be getting sicker before then , seek urgent care in an ER or pediatric urgent care. Read more...

My daughter has a ear ache and fever was diagnosed 3 days ago with a ear infection but on our vacation in maine where we are now her medicine dropped. Can't get in touch for a new prescription on here?

Ear infection. See a Health Tap Prime or Health Tap Concierge doctor. He/she may be able to help you. Peace and good health to you and your daughter and peaceful vacation. Read more...
Not this site. This public site is for medical questions & general medical advise.We do not diagnose or treat anyone for anything from this platform. If you call your doctors office during regular hours they can often send out a refill to a chain pharmacy with branches where you are vacationing. This bypasses the problem of not having a license where you are traveling. Read more...