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Is fever common when tooth comes for a child ?

1yr old is teething and keeps developing a fever hes eating and everything else is fine his fever last night was 102 should i take him to the hospital my son is teething last night he had a fever of 102 it went down this morning. it went up again this evening, but then went down when i gave him tylenol now its holding if it goes up again what should i do? should i take him to the hospital now?
Wed, 18 Jan 2012
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during theeting the children often develops mild infection it is due to baby putting every thing in the mouth which can cause infection. dont worry if he still gets fever then you should see a doctor for some antibiotic therapy.
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Is fever common when tooth comes for a child ?

during theeting the children often develops mild infection it is due to baby putting every thing in the mouth which can cause infection. dont worry if he still gets fever then you should see a doctor for some antibiotic therapy.