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High fever reading for a 3 year old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   my son has a tempature of 34.8 is that ok?
User :   he is 3 years old
Doctor :   yes
User :   he had a high fever for 2 days of 38.8 + now it droped to 34
Doctor :   dioes she have any symptoms
Doctor :   sorry 'he'
User :   just the high fever for 2 days now the 34 temp. his body is very cold
Doctor :   Did you do tepid sponging
Doctor :   Did you put him on antipyretic
User :   inot yet, the dr is not open for 2 more days
User :   at what tempature should i be worried? high and low please
Doctor :   more than 100 F
User :   and what is the lowest?
Doctor :   and less than 96 F
User :   well at 34.8 that is 94F
User :   thats what he is now
Doctor :   How did you get it down now
Doctor :   How is he feeling now
Doctor :   Is he drousy or clumpsy

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