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Is 99.2 a sign of a fever or is it normal

my baby is 1 month old and formula fed. I mixed enfamil gentlease and gerber goodstart 2 gether cuz he`s very fussy sometimes the enfamil is for fussiness. I also just bought colic calm (for gas,colic,and reflux) i had mixed formulas couple days b4 i bought this then gave it to him that night then over next couple days he was very irratable with greenish yellowish seedy poop then today he has a mild fever of 99.2 Also i dont know if he`s overfeeding or not but he spit up and it didnt look right it kinda looked like undigested formula and it stunk reeeealy bad like puke. i made a doc appoinment bfor tommorow but im super worryed advise plz.
Also another long story his father has the omenns syndrome(very rare) could someone plz look this up for me cuz i havint been having much luck.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:37 PM on May. 26, 2011 in Health

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  • 99.2 could be he was snuggled up and warm when you took it. SPti up can be chunky and smell of sour milk so that sounds okay as long as he wasn't heaving. Seedy greenish yellow poop is common for babies under about 3 months. I think you are okay!
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 6:39 PM on May. 26, 2011

  • *spit up
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 6:39 PM on May. 26, 2011

  • Omenn syndrome is an autosomal recessive severe combined immunodeficiency[1] associated with mutations in the recombination activating genes (RAG1 and RAG2), affecting circulating levels of both B-cells and T-cells.

    The symptoms are very similar to graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). This is because the patients have some T cells with limited levels of recombination with the mutant RAG genes. These T cells are abnormal and have a very specific affinity for self antigens found in the thymus and in the periphery. Therefore, these T cells are auto-reactive and cause the GVHD phenotype.

    Symptoms include:
    •Desquamation (shedding the outer layers of skin)
    •Chronic diarrhea
    •Erythroderma (widespread reddening of the skin)
    •Hepatosplenomegaly (simultaneous enlargement of both the liver and the spleen)
    •Leukocytosis (elevation of the white blood cell count)
    •Lymphadenopathy (swelling of one or more lymph nodes)
    Esam

    Answer by Esam at 6:45 PM on May. 26, 2011

  • To me he sounds like he might have a dairy issue. I don't know a lot about formulas but am guessing that the ones you are using are dairy based. Some babies have a sensitivity to dairy, which often resolves by a year -18 months. Ask your doctor about a soy base.

    a temp of 99.2 is an elevation in temp, not a fever. Most doctors only want to know about 100.3 and higher
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 6:48 PM on May. 26, 2011

  • Omenn syndrome is sometimes treated with bone marrow transplantation and cord blood stem cells.

    As far as your son 99.2 is not concidered a temp at his age rather normal. Sounds like his body does not agree with the mixing of those formula's you have given to him. Check with your child's Dr to see if your son maybe allergic to these products (formulas) the poop is a give away and the fact he is spitting up undigested formula. Also has his Dr actually told you your son has reflux, colic?? or are u just tying to make him comfortable?
    Esam

    Answer by Esam at 6:54 PM on May. 26, 2011

  • ITS GURL WHO MADE POST he doesnt cry for 4 hour but his whole body is tence and i thought reflux was sopposed to be alot and shoot across the room type thing .
    the colic calm seems to help a bit but he fusses again within like an hour sometimes less. he is very fussy he never acted like this b4 so i cant figure out if its from colic calm or formula i stopped mixing 2 or 3 days ago and his poop is still weird u think it would be out of his system by now is it possible he could have a ear infection?
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 7:26 PM on May. 26, 2011

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