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My son has a fever of 101.8, has had headaches with

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My son has a fever of 101.8, has had headaches with dizziness and fatigue, a sore throat, and nautious at times. Any ideas of what it may be, or is it ok to wait to morning to take him to the doctor?
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Pediatrician: Dr Sean, Doctor replied 8 years ago
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Hello

Since how long he is having these symptoms?

Is there any runny stuffy nose associated with it?

Is there any vomiting or diarrhea involved as well?

please provide ore detail.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
He has been feeling this way since 8:30 this morning when he woke up. No runny nose, or stuffed nose. He has had some diarrhea. I've given him some motrin and his temp is still the same.
Pediatrician: Dr Sean, Doctor replied 8 years ago
how old is he ?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
He's 11
Pediatrician: Dr Sean, Doctor replied 8 years ago

Thank you.

If he is having diarrhea with low grade fever, I will suggest to give him more oral pedialyte that will help t replace fluids and electrolytes those are being lost because of diarrhea.

Apart form that he can also be given rice cereals , banana to help regulate his bowel movements.

Please do not give him apple or orange juice as it will worsen the diarrhea by osmotic effect.

For fever give tylenol or motrin and dose should be based on his current weight.

In case it gets worsened, then he can be seen in local emergency room otherwise he can be seen in the morning by his pediatrician.

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