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Generally, if the fever does not cause discomfort, the fever itself need not be treated. It is not necessary to awaken an adult or child to treat a...
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Remember that any fever in a newborn infant (under 3 months of age) needs prompt medical attention, because at that age it’s hard to tell when a...
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You do not have to treat a fever, especially one this low. Fever is the body's normal response to fighting off an infection or inflammation. It...
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Fevers are not harmful, but right now you do not know the CAUSE of the fever since he cannot tell you if "something hurts", for instance...
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A few problems with your story... 1. Fever is harmless; both the 103 and the 100. It is unlikely that an experienced physician would do anything...
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If the fever is not causing the child to be uncomfortable, the fever need not be treated. It is not necessary to awaken the child to treat a fever...
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A fever is the body's NATURAL WAY of fighting an infection. A fever does not need to be "broken" or even treated, especially a low...
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To answer your question directly, I would not take more than the maximum daily recommended dose of any product containing acetaminophen for more than...
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You need to involve his medical provider if you are unclear as to the cause of the symptoms or their significance. For instance, if a child has a...
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If a child has a documented fever, do not promote more heating by piling on blankets. Instead, use a cool washcloth to the forehead or back of the...
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This drug is used to treat mild to moderate pain (from headaches, menstrual periods, toothaches, backaches, osteoarthritis, or cold/flu aches and...
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