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my 4 year old complained of a headache and had a fever of 101

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my 4 year old complained of a headache and had a fever of 101 on thursday,thursday nite his temp was up to 103 and he also threw up once and also had a stuffed up head and breathing very loudly through his mouth thru the nite.Yesterday by 2pm his temp was back to normal and said headache was gone however he has had a stiff neck since then..should we be concerned about meningitis and seek immediate attention or just keep an eye on him to make sure other symptons don't return?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 6 years ago.

I think he should get an examination by doctor though he has no fever, or headache now. Bad posture during sleep can cause stiffness, but meningitis needs to be ruled out with an immediate history of fever.

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
it is 10:30 on a saturday nite does this mean we need to go to an er or can it wait until monday office hours
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 6 years ago.
You can watch till morning if you find it difficult to go now. But he will definitely need an evaluation.
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