My son has been feeling pretty crapy and for the last 2 1/2 days he decided that he wasn't going to eat or drink much of anything, which forced me to make him drink so he wouldn't get dehydrated. He is sluggish, his temp will get to 100.3 and goes down after I give his Tylenol. He isn't sleeping and I have gotten 4 hours of sleep (not strait hours!) a night for 3 days now. He's not sleeping cause he is to hot, I have the fan on heat off, and he is in a dipper with a sheet and he still gets to hot and wakes up crying... I'm mad as hell. Should i call again, wait or just show up at the office? The only good thing is the damn rash is gone! Oh and It's been 3 hours. I thought that would be more then enough time to call back crap... Sorry need to vent and need advice./Answer Question
Answer by gemgem at 12:24 PM on Dec. 1, 2008
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Answer by Anonymous at 12:29 PM on Dec. 1, 2008
I agree with anon, just keep calling back. It sounds like your baby had roseolla which is a normal childhood illness that they only get one time in life. It has a 24 hour rash and a low grade fever. I would recommend giving him motrin because it lasts for 6-8 hours, and giving him a luke warm bath because that will also help drop his temp. Once you have his temp. down give him some pedialyte.
Definatelly trust your mommy instincts though, if you think he needs to see a doctor then he probably does. GL
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