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Swallowed thermometer mercury,fever.

3 days ago my 3 yr old swollowed the mercury from a glass thermometer . she was taked to the ER and released to go back home. This AM she has a temp. of 94 degrees. Should I take her back to the ER?
Asked On : Tue, 13 Mar 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi, welcome to H.C.M.Forum, so long the baby is comfertable there is no problem . some times due to wrong placing of thermometer or checking after drinking ice water may show low temperature. if there is pain in the stomach or some abnormality consult the doctor. thank you.
Answered: Tue, 13 Mar 2012
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