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103.9 fever help!!

Posted by on Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:52 PM
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My DS woke up today feeling not so good the morning went on nd he got worse..we got lucky and could see the dr at 2:30 so we go and the dr said it was just a cold. Around 6:30 i noticed he felt warm so i ran to walgreens to get a thermometer and checked his temp when i got home and it was 103.0 i gave him some medicine..i just checked it again around 9:30 and it was 103.9..im thinking it may be lower since he has a shirt on and hes bundled up in his quilt and the heat is on..i tried to take his shirt off but he wouldnt let me so i uncovered him a little bit so he can cool off.


What should i do?? SO is saying take him to the ER but my moms saying give him more tylenol since thats what the ER doctors are gonna do. I dont know what to do!!,
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2under5.mom
by on Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:53 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:53 PM
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The er will tell you to give Motrion and go home. Don't waste your money.
blakesmommy531
by on Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:54 PM
Did they test him for anything? How old is he? Any other symptoms?
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Lyssa0587
by Gold Member on Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:54 PM

This, exactly! 

Quoting Anonymous:

The er will tell you to give Motrion and go home. Don't waste your money.


2ltlmonkeyz
by on Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:55 PM

How old is LO?

girltryin12
by on Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:55 PM
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I would have been at the er at 103.0....
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:56 PM
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A warm bath works great. I have also used a cool cloth rubbed on them and folded behind their neck. You may need to alternate Motrin and Tylenol.

chalisa0
by Ruby Member on Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:57 PM
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You should calm down.  It isn't that high.  Both of my kids have reached 104.9.  And the doctor didn't even think it was a big deal.  Alternate Advil and Tylenol for your child.  And put a cold washcloth on his forehead.  If they keep the fever down, then your child is just fighting a virus.  Take him back to the doc tomorrow if you're still worried, but it's not ER worthy.

-PB
by Bronze Member on Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:57 PM

 Put him in a luke warm bath. 

unspecified42
by Gold Member on Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:57 PM
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No ER. Unbundle, give more Tylenol if its time it Motrin if it isn't. Cool bath, fluids, sleep.
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