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how do you break a fever of a 5year old no meds

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darrell651

Asked by darrell651 at 10:53 PM on Aug. 1, 2013 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • How high a fever? Have you called your pediatrician?
    Mrs_Prissy

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 10:55 PM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • How high of a fever? How long has he/she had fever? Any other symptoms? Why no meds?

    You can try a cool bath or placing a cool wash cloth on the forehead
    tempsingl3mom

    Answer by tempsingl3mom at 10:57 PM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • If the fever isn't too high, you can let it run its course and just keep the child hydrated and as comfortable as possible.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 11:03 PM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • cool rag on forhead, lukewarm bath- NOT cold
    take off the clothes -no blankets
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 11:10 PM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • Why no meds?
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 11:19 PM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • hunh- wonder what ever happened to the kid...
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 11:24 PM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • "hunh- wonder what ever happened to the kid..."

    As usual, we'll never know
    Mrs_Prissy

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 11:26 PM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • It goes on to Cafemom never, never land.....
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 11:27 PM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • "It goes on to Cafemom never, never land....."

    I wish we could go there, just to see how all these stories end.
    Mrs_Prissy

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 11:29 PM on Aug. 1, 2013

  • Somewhere there is a floating circle of mysterious CM questions floating high above the earth.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 11:45 PM on Aug. 1, 2013

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