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Can constipation cause a mild fever in a toddler? There are no other symptoms besides constipation and fever at 101-99
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not from my experia
I think most of my patients go thru a constipation phaze at one time or another, or it just seems so, but they don't generally run temp with it.
The exception are some chronic retainers who in mid to late childhood skip the function for a week or so and end up so full & stressed that serial enemas are needed to clear them. I did have a 14 yo with 103 that resolved with enemas.

In brief: Not from my experia
I think most of my patients go thru a constipation phaze at one time or another, or it just seems so, but they don't generally run temp with it.
The exception are some chronic retainers who in mid to late childhood skip the function for a week or so and end up so full & stressed that serial enemas are needed to clear them. I did have a 14 yo with 103 that resolved with enemas.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It shouldn't
Please have the child seen.

In brief: It shouldn't
Please have the child seen.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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