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Child shows very low temperature inspite of living in warm area. What is the cause?

My son had a high temperature of 102.2 at about 6 pm. At about 11;30 pm he had a temperature of 93.4. Now at 3:48 his temp is still 94.8 although I have been warming him up with blankets an trying to massage his shin. He is 6 and we are in a very warm apartment. I had to raise the room temperature to 90 to get his body temp to rise. Why is is temp do low?
Asked On : Fri, 19 Oct 2012
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Usually in viral infections, temperature may get low as the infection wanes; sometimes it is the only sign of a sub-clinical infection. You should try to give him warm liquids, heat application and cover him thoroughly. Please do not give him any analgesics as they tend to lower the temperature further. Contact the pediatric care immediately for further support. It is essential that the child's body temperature does not fall further. Hope you find this information useful. Good luck.
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