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Child with a fever?

My daughter has a fever (102.2). I give her Tylenol. But there seem to be nothing still wrong. I ask if anything hurts and stuff like that she says no. Not sure whats going on. Any more advice would be great. Thank you. btw she is 3.5 year old

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twinmommy2010

Asked by twinmommy2010 at 10:56 PM on Jul. 30, 2010 in Health

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  • just let it go, keep an eye on her to make sure her behavior doesn't change and that it doesn't get too high

    a fever is the body's natural way of fighting something off! It's not a bad thing!
    DarkFaery131

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 10:58 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • thank you!
    twinmommy2010

    Comment by twinmommy2010 (original poster) at 10:59 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • oh and make sure she gets plenty of fluids!
    DarkFaery131

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 11:01 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • skip the tylenol unless she is miserable. The fever is doing its job to fight the infection.
    maggiemom2000

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 11:01 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • I agree with skip the Tylenol. Fever fights infection. Tylenol is bad for the liver. Fever isn't dangerous in children until it's 108.

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 11:17 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • If it's okay with your child's doctor, you can switch between tylenol and motrin.
    MomTo2Boys2526

    Answer by MomTo2Boys2526 at 11:29 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

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