my son had a fever sunday and monday ran between 101 and 103...i alternated tylenol and motrin and just watched him..he had no other symptoms, snot, cough or anything...tuesday he woke up fever free and was fine...well this morning...around 730 he came running into the bathroom while i'm showering screaming blue bloody murder about his ear...so i got out and dressed he was screaming crying bout how it hurt so we went to urgent care and had to wait for 2 people ahead of him...mind you he will still screaming at the point...dr. comes in looks in ear and said i was lucky it hadn't ruptured! and that chances are it still may! i feel terrible for letting it get to this point...he never complained had a runny nose or anything but somehow his ear drum is bulging, red and thin :(...they numbed his ear and sent us home with antibiodics and some pain relief drops for his ear and that has totally taken the pain away but i feel like a tAnswer Question
Answer by lhernandez7208 at 1:46 AM on May. 24, 2010
Answer by IMAMOM2-2KIDS at 1:48 AM on May. 24, 2010
Answer by lovinMYtwins07 at 1:53 AM on May. 24, 2010
Answer by 3_ring_circus_ at 1:57 AM on May. 24, 2010
You should not feel like a terrible mom. You did exactly what every reasonable mom might do.
based on my personal experience (mom for 3 kids and a baby), I wait 24 hours to see if something develop and then I take them to see their pediatrician. At first I give them Tylenol and check if there are other symptoms and if there are than I take them to see a doctor.
Keep that in your mind you are a wonderful mom !!!!!!
Answer by saritbronstein at 7:37 AM on May. 24, 2010
Answer by daisy521 at 7:53 AM on May. 24, 2010