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What are you treating?  Fevers in children are not dangerous. As a matter of fact, fevers are therapeutic by helping to fight infection. The...
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Finding the reason (or reasons) why a child is fussy is always a clinical challenge. It could be teething. Remember that you can treat the misery...
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Usually, if an adult gets a fever over 101F, we suggest he or she seek medical attention. That said, you ask a great question. No one taking warfarin...
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While there are no drug interactions between acetaminophen and ibuprofen, it is usually unnecessary to take both medications to treat a fever. Doing...
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Headaches are really non-specific. They can occur with hundreds of illnesses and conditions. Ibuprofen (Motrin) reduces fever and pain (including...
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No, this variation of temperature is not medically alarming. Fever does not cause harm, and having a slightly-lower-than-normal temperature of 95.7...
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Fever bark contains chemicals that can lower blood pressure.
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give her fever reducers and lots of fluids, it is probably just a stomach bug. If it doesn't get better within 4 to 5 days take her to her...
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After being diagnosed with cirrhosis, the development of a fever can be a sign of liver complications and should be medically assessed. Your...
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Fevers are common in young babies and can usually be easily resolved with proper medical diagnosis of their cause and appropriate treatment...
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Fever refers to an elevation in body temperature. Technically, any body temperature above the normal oral measurement of 98.6 F (37 C) or the normal...
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Whenever you have significant physical trauma that results in an injury, inflammation will occur on the site where the most impact occurred. When...
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My son went through this same thing when he was younger, the doctor ran all sorts of tests and did the IV antibiotics and no change. If your daughter...
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I would. I was always told by my sons doctor that a fever over 101 is dangerous.
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The preferred medicine for children with fever is acetaminophen (Tylenol, others), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others), and naproxen sodium (Aleve).