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Infant with fever even with acetaminophen administration, dark watery stools, low appetite, weakness. Could this be due to teething?

hi my daughter is almost 16m old and last night she was running a fever of 104 to 103 i got it down to 101 but it is still going on today even with giving her acetametophin. she also had a dark watery stool last night. She doesnt want to eat or drink milk and seems very tired. There are no other symptoms , im wondering if she is teething ??
Asked On : Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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For controlling the temperature you can use paracetamol 6 hrly. If she still runs high temperature then you can use ibuprofen or mefenemic acid. Never use too many antipyratics simultaneously.
Tepid water sponging of whole body is also a very good remedy to decrease the temperature.
Watery stools with high grade fever may be viral or bacterial in origin. So also give antibiotics, zinc and probiotics after consulting your doctor.
Give him plenty of fluid and ORS to prevent dehydration.
Avoid lactose containing milk based diet, juices,carbonated drinks. Give him cereal based semisolid diet.
Answered: Sat, 26 Jan 2013
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