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What should I do about my 8yr old's fever of 100-103.5 for over 5 days? Two different Drs say no ear infection & strep was neg but fever still there.

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A high fever for over five days requires investigation.
If there is no evidence for respiratory infection or strep, one must consider other locations such a urinary tract infection or pneumonia. Depending on symptoms and physical findings your child may need a blood test, urine test, Chest Xray or more in depth testing.

In brief: Return to the doctor

A high fever for over five days requires investigation.
If there is no evidence for respiratory infection or strep, one must consider other locations such a urinary tract infection or pneumonia. Depending on symptoms and physical findings your child may need a blood test, urine test, Chest Xray or more in depth testing.
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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