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Toddler having continuous sub-febrile fever and vomiting post head trauma. Common?

yes I have a 2year old toddler boy who last Saterday feel on the back of his head on the restorant s wood floor. Sanday afternoon he vomited one time and than has a low grade fever 1001.6 and is continue with subfebrile fever until today . Pediatrician said fever is not related with head trauma. My question is can falling on the back of the head gives a subfebrile temperature or is a virus infection?
Asked On : Sat, 30 Jun 2012
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Thanks for writing to health care magic.

Yes your doctor was right. Head trauma is not the cause of that fever.

It could be a viral fever. A physical examination will help in identifying other causes of fever like pharyngitis, respiratory infection etc

Continue to ask further queries as required.
Hope this helps.
Take care.
Dr Y V Siva Sankara Murty
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Answered: Mon, 10 Jun 2013
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