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Baby got fever. Given tylenol. What should I do?

Hello my baby has had a fever since Monday night I took him to the er on Friday cause this fever would go down the took xrays cause he was breathing funny and draw blood n did a blood coulter the gave him Tylenol the tempature continued when he got there it was 101.3 n when they took it a hour later it was 102.0 they also tested him for the flu I want to know what else can I fo cause they said he is very healthy but the temp study coming back
Asked On : Fri, 1 Feb 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query,
It is looking like a viral illness as there are no other symptoms of any associated infection like cold or cough.
Give Tylenol every 6 th hourly in prescribed doasge for fever and if the fever is high do tepid sponging with luke warm water.
Give plenty of oral fluids and maintain proper nutrition.
Follow your doctor advice and review if fever is not getting down and with investigation reports.
Hope i have answered your query.
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Pediatrician Dr. Synthyia Bhagat's  Response
Thanks for your query.
Fever in your baby is viral in nature and will take few days to subside.
I suggest you to continue with tylenol every 6 hourly if fever shoots above 100F.
Give plenty of fluids,fruit juices.simple bland diet so as to maintain hydration and nutrition.
He should take complete rest.
In case symptoms persist get him evaluated again by your doctor.
Wishing your baby good health.
God bless.
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