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My son swallowed pool water 2 days ago and now has 103

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My son swallowed pool water 2 days ago and now has 103 fever. He is 3 and he was drinking the pool water. I kept telling him not to but he is 3 and he tests everything i tell him not to do. Just wondering if he needs to go to the doctor.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi. With a fever that high he should see a doctor right away.
This could be from bacteria in the pool water or it could be something else he's ingested but for now it's best he be seen
Let me know if you need more information please

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