So my son was at home with his grandma and they were outside on the pavement, well the dog came up and knocked my 18 month old straight back onto his head (on the pavement) he had his hood on but must have hit a rock because he did get a cut that bled a little. Well, this fall happened on Thursday and then on Friday he got a fever of about 101.5 and today it's 102.5... other than the fever he had no other symptoms, he was fine after the fall, cried for a couple minutes but was totally fine otherwise, would the fever be from head trauma?Answer Question
Answer by krazyash023 at 3:14 PM on Dec. 6, 2008
They Hypothalamus in the brain is the "thermometer" for the body. If there is damage to the brain and they hypothalamusis affected then it will affect your body temperature. It could be high or it could be low. Damage meaning....swelling of the brain particularly. Or it could just be a coincidence.
Answer by Southerncharmes at 3:15 PM on Dec. 6, 2008
Head trauma patients can have major issues with their temperatures.
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