my son is 4 months old and has been running fever for a few days now i give him tylenol soon after i give it to him his fever goes right back up and im only suppose to give him tylenol every 4 hours. i woke up this mrng and his temp was 103.5 and every since then cant get it to go below 101.00 the hospital said that they like it under that but really theres nothing they can do for him besides give him fluids well i can do that at home but i'm scared that his temp will end up getting dangerously high is there any advice anyone can give me to bring the fever down i remember that they said he's got a viral infection i think probably the flu.Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 4:06 PM on Nov. 7, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)
Answer by aliceinalgonac at 4:10 PM on Nov. 7, 2010
Well, you really should check with your Doctor before doing this especially since he is only 4 months old, but I've always been told by Doctors to switch between Motrin (ibuprofen) and Tylenol (acetaminophen) every 4 hours. By the way, something I have discovered over the years, Tylenol has never really worked for my girls, but Motrin always broke the fever and lasted a long time.
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