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My 6 month old got her vaccinations yesterday, including the DTaP, which has a risk of giving them a fever. It also lists more serious side effects (ex. brain damage, coma...). I got worried when her fever hit 101.2 this afternoon, so I asked my sister what temperature her pediatrician told her to come it at, and she said 100.5 warranted a doctor's visit and 101.5 meant to take them to the ER. When I called my pediatric clinic, the nurse told me not to bring my child in until her temp was 102.5, not responding to Tylenol, and showing signs of climbing. I am curious if that is normal advice. We are military, so we have to deal with a Naval hospital and doctors. I feel like civial doctors wold be more concerned, whereas here they try to keep people out of the hospital as much as possible because it is overcrowded. What do you think?Answer Question
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