February 2012 Moms


Riley has a fever of 102. She's super cranky. I just gave her a dose of Tylenol. What else should I do? I'll moniter her temp as we go but when do I call the doctor?
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Re: Fever

  • jk382jk382
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    You can alternate Tylenol and Advil every 3 hours.  I would call the doctor if the fever keeps going up despite the medications or if it reaches 104.  Also, if she isn't drinking/doesn't have a wet diaper in 8 hours I would call as well.  I hope she feels better!  
  • Ibuprofen (advil or motrin are the kinds people usually have) usually helps bring fevers down better than tylenol, so I would try that (after waiting 3 hours).  We don't even use the tylenol anymore because it doesn't work as well.  Lots of fluids, and I agree, call the doctor at 104 or if she doesn't have wet diapers.  Hopefully it breaks soon!

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  • How is she holding up?
    Managing tree nut (me), peanut & egg (DS) allergies.

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