Doctors Lounge - Pediatrics AnswersBack to Pediatrics Answers List
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Doctors Lounge (www.doctorslounge.com) does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site.
DISCLAIMER: The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician. Please read our 'Terms and Conditions of Use' carefully before using this site.
Date of last update: 9/9/2017.
Forum Name: Pediatric Topics
|zerocool - Wed Jun 30, 2010 12:41 pm||
5 year old day 5 of fever keeps going up to 103.8 and once to 104. When we give him motrin it drops to about 100 - 101 only once has it gone down to 99.8 complains of throat being soar and stomach hurting and hardly eating at all for 5 days now. Took him to a nurse prac and they did a strep test came back neg so they said just a bug come back if it last more than a week but did not take his temp. Not sure if I should get a second EP? Thanks for any help
|Debbie Miller, RN - Wed Jul 21, 2010 7:12 pm||
Viral infections can do this to children and their own body needs to fight them off. In the process they develop antibodies to illness so I agree with the advice. If longer than a week, return to the clinic.
|| Check a doctor's response to similar questions|
Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?
Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community
Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.
Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.