The child with fever

          • The child with fever
            • Call Office Immediately If:
              • Your child is younger than 2 months of age.
              • The fever is over 40.6° C (105° F).
              • Your child looks or acts very sick, including a stiff neck, persistent vomiting, purplish spots on the skin, confusion, trouble breathing after you have cleansed his or her nose, or inability to be comforted.
            • Call Within 24 Hours If:
              • The fever is between 40° and 40.6° C (104° and 105° F), especially if your child is younger than 2 years of age.
              • Your child has had a fever for more than 24 hours without an obvious cause or location of infection.
              • Your child has had a fever for more than 3 days.
              • Your child has burning or pain with urination.
              • Your child has a history of febrile seizures.
              • The fever went away for more than 24 hours and then returned.
              • You have other concerns or questions.


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