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Dr. Frank, Board Certified Physician
Category: Pediatrics
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Experience:  Neurologist/Internist with academic and clinical experience.
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My daughter is 10 months old. she slept at her usual time of

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Hi, my daughter is 10 months old. she slept at her usual time of 9pm today but it's 4am now and her axilla thermometer shows 102.4. I checked with 2 different thermometers. immediately gave her calpol 250 2.5ml. in 30 minutes her body temperature looks around 100. is this high fluctuation possible?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Frank replied 8 months ago.

Absolutely. A baby's temperature due to viral causes can jump several degrees in less than 30 min. So it sounds like her temperature has broken. Dr Frank