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My 3 year old son has a had a fever for 3 days off and on.

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Hello, my 3 year old son has a had a fever for 3 days off and on. one minute he is playing and then all of a sudden he has has a fever and wants to lay down. the I give him Tylenol he starts to cool down. On Wednesday he went to the dentist and and had Novocain for the first time but never had his cavities filled due to the fact he was not sitting still. Then that night he woke up with a fever. I don't know if it had anything to do with it.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr. Su S. and I will try my best to help you.
I am sorry for his symptoms.

Does he have tooth pain, coughing or any other symptom?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No other symptoms... That's why it's so strange
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for the input.
As there is no complain about tooth pain, fever is unlikely due to tooth infection.
You can check his mouth whether there is any redness around the tooth having cavity.
It is most probably a viral fever.
It can be a coincident.
Continue Tylenol as required.
Give him plenty of fluid.
If the fever continues, you should get him checked by his pediatrician.
I hope this information will be helpful.
If you have any query, please feel free to ask.
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Wish his healthy life.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thank you I appreciate your time