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my son has high fever? Please help me out here

my son is 18 yrs old and has a fever that has gone up to 101.2 , what should i do if it gets up to 102 and when sould i go to the emergency room?? also he will not take any medicine..What do i do?

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:49 PM on Oct. 22, 2008 in Health

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  • 102 is not that high. Ive had that temp at the beginning of a cold b4. Why cant he take meds? If you cant try tylenol then tell him to talk a tepid bath. It will help reduce it.

    Answer by Steph319 at 10:51 PM on Oct. 22, 2008

  • an adult can handle a fever a lot better then a little baby.... remember that

    Answer by wisteriastars at 10:54 PM on Oct. 22, 2008

  • Trust me that isn't really that bad! I have had a fever of 105 and they say that is really not good and evening could be damaging! Your son is better off just taking two tylenol's! I also agree with wisteriastars! Tylenol Extra awesome!

    Answer by businesswife1 at 4:04 AM on Oct. 23, 2008

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