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Low grade fever for 6 days

I have a 5 month old daughter and shes been running a low grade fever, 99.5-100.2, almost every day since saturday (6 days ago). Does anyone know what could be causing this? I took her to the doctor a couple weeks ago and everything was fine with her. Shes happy and she plays with her toys, smiles, and laughs. I have noticed she spits up more, but her doc said that thats normal.

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kvanness0824

Asked by kvanness0824 at 4:10 PM on Feb. 10, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (6)
  • Teething
    Chloesmom1126

    Answer by Chloesmom1126 at 4:10 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • Teething
    tiddliwinks

    Answer by tiddliwinks at 4:17 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • I think she's probably teething also. Sometime, though, babies run fever and there is no reason for it. My daughter ran 101 for 5 days straight when she was 8 months old. Then broke out in a terrible rash. 3 doctors visits, and multiple blood tests later, they had no clue what was causing it.
    KennsWifey

    Answer by KennsWifey at 4:45 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • A low grade fever is usally associated or common when 0-12month baby is teething nothing to really worry about although it can be very nerve recking, it's also can be followed by an ear infection, mustardy or greenish smellie poop, also vometing but remember not to give baby any formula or any dairy at all it will spoil on a hot stomache and the will vomit, try to keep baby. Well hydrated with pure juices
    spiceymommy02

    Answer by spiceymommy02 at 4:57 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • with such a low grade fever she should be fine, might be teething or have an infection that is just running its course
    MChildressDem

    Answer by MChildressDem at 9:41 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • teething :)
    Davina85

    Answer by Davina85 at 12:14 PM on Feb. 11, 2011

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