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How high of a fever is too high? Jodi8 2 kids; Pennsylvania 1506 posts
Jul 26th '08

My almost 2 year old spiked a fever of 102.3(i took it under his arm). He now has diarrhea. Tylenol help's but doesn't help the pooping! Call the doctor? I know kid's can tolerate fever pretty well.

LUV333 2 kids; Hurst, Texas 3280 posts
Jul 26th '08

call the pedi but while you wait for the appointment...give him a cool bath leave his clothes off. Pedialite to drink since he has diarrhea!! try getting a rectal temp. If it's over 104 go to the ER

Kaitlynn's Mommy!!! 6 kids; Harrison, Ohio 121 posts
Jul 26th '08

I would def. call the doctor just to be safe.

mama3trish 3 kids; Ontario 9524 posts
Jul 26th '08

I'd just keep an eye on the fever, as long as he stays hydrated there is nothing that the doctor would do.If his fever doesn't go down with tylenol use motrin-back and forth, or if his fever just won't go down just go to the er.Good luck, sickness sucks!

LUV333 2 kids; Hurst, Texas 3280 posts
Jul 26th '08

my dr said motrin and tylenol at the same time is safe because they work in defferent ways with different medicine. thats the o
nly way I could keep my daughters termp below 103 the last time she had a stomach virus!

Jodi8 2 kids; Pennsylvania 1506 posts
Jul 26th '08
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mama3trish 3 kids; Ontario 9524 posts
Jul 26th '08
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