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Does she have any complaints such as headache, sore throat, cough, vomiting, diarrhea? when did the fever begin? what does she weigh and how much tylenol did you give.
that is the correct dose. you can give tylenol every 4 hours and motrin every 6 hours
some children are prone to higher fevers. the 104 temp is not concerning to me, it is just whether the diagnosis is viral or whether she needs antibiotics. does she have any symptoms?
when the temps rise above 105 we start to get concerned
you certainly can - luke warm, not cold
is that her only complaint and how long has the fever been going on?
ok so the fever has been for less than 24 hours so far. If the fever persists for more than 3 days or rises above 105, she needs to see a doctor.
If she starts to have other symptoms with the fever such as sore throat, vomiting, severe headache, she should then see the doctor as well
for now, 2 tsp of tylenol or motrin can be alternated at least 1-2 hours apart from each other and tylenol no more often than every 4 hours and motrin no sooner than every 6 hours
keep her hydrated with lots of fluids, ice pops etc
if she is not eating as well, dont push it
is there anything else that I can answer for you today. you are very welcome
Hope things are well, and she is feeling better. I would appreciate if you can click accept so that I can get credit for my time. Thanks
hope your daughter is feeling better today and that the fever is lower.