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Persisting fever for a one year old. Not eating and drinking. Prescribed with amoxicillin for ear infection. Should I be concerned about any other problems?

My almost 1 year old has had a fever for about 4 days- it stays around 100.5 even with tylenol and motrin. She has 5-6 episodes a day in which she trembles, has goosebumps all over, and her hands and feet feel like ice even though her fever spikes and her skin feels terribly hot. She is barely eating or drinking. She has had less than 20 oz of fluid a day for the last 4 days. She is napping for about 6 hours each day and wants to be held constantly. The pediatrician said it is an ear infection in both ears and prescribed amoxicillin . I am trying to trust the doctor, but I feel like it may be something more serious.
Asked On : Tue, 8 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query,
As your doctor examined and prescribed antibiotic for ear infection,continue the medication and try to give plenty of oral fluids.
If the fever continues beyond 48 to 72 hours and oral intake and urine output is poor then consult your Pediatrician for review of your child and for any primary investigation.
Answered: Tue, 8 Jan 2013
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