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My son started not feeling well this afternoon and had a

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My son started not feeling well this afternoon and had a fever of 102. His fever is now 103. His nose is a little runny and he is thirsty. He says his head hurts.
JA: How long have you had a fever? Do you have any respiratory symptoms?
Customer: He started getting a fever this afternoon.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 8 months ago.

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
My son is also 4 years old.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 8 months ago.

Does he have any other symptom? or past illness?
Did you give any medicine?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
He also wanted to participate in a celebration with family but then laid down.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 8 months ago.

Thank you for all the information,
I am sorry for his symptoms.
I understand your anxiety.
Please do not worry much.
Children of his age can tolerate this level of temperature but it needs to be lowered.
If it goes higher, he will need an examination by doctor urgently.
You can give him tylenol.
I hope it will keep the fever down.
It can be given 4-6 hourly but please do not exceed 5 doses in 24 hours.
You can give him motrin, otherwise.
It can be given 6-8 hourly.
Please try to give him fluid to keep good hydration.
I hope this information helps.
If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.
Wish him early recovery.
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