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111mk, My son is 3. last 2 days, my son wakes up fine. No

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My son is 3. For the last 2 days, my son wakes up fine. No temp and has a low grade fever in the afternoon. It's around 100-101. He is eating and acting fine. He respond well to ibuprofen. Is a little stuffy. No other symptoms. Is come and go fever ok?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
98.6 this morning and then 100.5 after lunch. Isn't tired or grumpy. He's almost 4
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
any other medical issues?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
None. Eating and drinking and very active as usual. Not napping or tired. Temp is 98.6 after ibuprofen
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
This is fine.If it lasts a couple more days go in to the doctor.sounds like a normal viral infection
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. Would something scary like blood cancer have a high fever? Or other obvious symptoms?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
he would not be feeling fine if it were something else
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. Again I read online and got worried and upset
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
stay away from Dr Google. Haha
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. So if they are playing and eating. They are fine most times?Specifically about blood cancer.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
yes
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. About 5 weeks ago he had a fever for 2 days and then a terrible cold started after that and he fought it and it went away. No antibiotic. Maybe he's just fighting something. He's rarely sick. Takes his vitamin c chews.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
just a freak thinggets get many viruses per year