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Wounld you take A 13 month old to er if

Really congested, 102 fever and a cough?

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Asked by tigger3itch at 9:37 PM on Dec. 10, 2012 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • no to dr.

    Answer by escuchar at 9:23 AM on Mar. 12, 2014

  • no unless the breathing sounds like it's getting worse, otherwise do home treatment, vaporizer, tylenol and wait a day or so to see if there is an improvement. If not, contact the pediatrician

    Answer by KLynneH at 4:16 PM on Dec. 18, 2012

  • no

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 10:30 AM on Dec. 11, 2012

  • not if it stayed around that or came down a little, if it went any higher and you couldnt break it probably, but I would call Dr tomorrow, make sure its not an ear infection or something that needs to be looked at.

    Answer by Princess_s21 at 12:39 AM on Dec. 11, 2012

  • I wouldn't worry too much mama, I know it's super hard when your kid is miserable. The ER won't do anything but tell you to alternate motrin and tylenol when the fever is under 103-104. Definitely give the ped a call and express your worries though.

    Answer by staciandababy at 11:22 PM on Dec. 10, 2012

  • nah- sounds like a cold

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 9:54 PM on Dec. 10, 2012

  • Ya he is drinking and eating and eveything. ...I have the humidifer on too

    Comment by tigger3itch (original poster) at 9:53 PM on Dec. 10, 2012

  • I would definitely call the pediatrician. I would use a humidifer. If it goes to 103 and you can not bring it down I would go to the ER.
    He is drinking water/ fluid?

    Answer by Dardenella at 9:49 PM on Dec. 10, 2012

  • Only if the tylenol/ibuprofen didn't work or it persists more than 24 hours. My kids have all gotten the "24 hour fever" bug before, and literally, after 24 hours, the fever just goes away.

    Answer by hopeandglory53 at 9:46 PM on Dec. 10, 2012

  • No, just keep fluids going and tylenol to knock out the fever.

    Answer by kmath at 9:44 PM on Dec. 10, 2012

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