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my daughter and her fever continued...

So its been on and off while I've been giving her motrin. I'm nervous because she's not taking any fluids in. I tried to give her a bottle four different times today plus some pedialyte. She wanted nothing to do with the pedialyte and had about a total of 8oz of formula total today. Should I be worried? She has peed a couple times. I just wish I could make her feel better.

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samantha21385

Asked by samantha21385 at 8:52 PM on Sep. 17, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Dehydration is a big conceren with fevers...just keep offering fluids and hopefully she takes them. If she dosen't start drinking then take her to the doctor. Better safe than sorry
    PerfectLove910

    Answer by PerfectLove910 at 8:55 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

  • I took her to the doctors today and they said to make sure she has three wet diapers a day. She just doesn't want anything.
    samantha21385

    Comment by samantha21385 (original poster) at 9:02 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

  • yeah just keep trying to offer it ! fluids are important! hope she feels better soon!
    Caroline2010

    Answer by Caroline2010 at 9:05 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

  • Keep trying...depending on how old she is she may be able to have a little gatorade...just water it down a little. My daughter would never drink that pedialyte and it's pretty nasty. Just keep an eye on her....oh and my dr always said to switch from tylonel to motrin...if u give her motrin a day then switch cuz after a while it wouldn't work.

    hope she feels better
    Smiley001

    Answer by Smiley001 at 10:19 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

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