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My 2 and 8 month old child have fever and has a runny nose what does my child have and what good for him ?! Should I take him to the hospital in the emergency

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Timida224

Asked by Timida224 at 8:04 PM on Nov. 2, 2013 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • No. A runny nose is NOT an emergency. Children's Tylenol. Follow the directions on the bottle.
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 8:07 PM on Nov. 2, 2013

  • Probably not. What is the fever?
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 8:33 PM on Nov. 2, 2013

  • Motrin will do it
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 8:57 PM on Nov. 2, 2013

  • How high is the fever? Are there any other symptoms other than fever and runny nose? If not and the fever is not high and just started to present, then I would wait to see if he responds to fever reducers (if he can take them).
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 8:59 PM on Nov. 2, 2013

  • Call their own doctors..... This is NOT an emergency!!!!
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 9:01 PM on Nov. 2, 2013

  • More than likely this is a cold. If the fever is below 104 this is not an emergency. Take him to his own doctor on Monday. If the fever is over 102 call the doctor tonight.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 9:05 PM on Nov. 2, 2013

  • How high are their fevers? We are no Doctors so how would we know what they have? Don't they have a Pediatrician? Have they ever been to a Dr.? If they have very high fevers then give them Infant Tylenol & CALL THEIR Dr.!
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 9:08 PM on Nov. 2, 2013

  • Vicks vapor rub, a nice bath and some pain/cold medicine.
    LeJane

    Answer by LeJane at 11:47 PM on Nov. 2, 2013

  • Call your child's doctor. If the fever is 105 or higher haul them to the ER.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 8:35 AM on Nov. 3, 2013

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