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12 Sep 2007

fever
my 18 month old had very high fever last night -39.5, I gave him ponstan, and he slept quite well, this morning he is still quite feverish, I gave him ponstan again (8 hours later) and was told to alternate this with empaped. Anything we should be looking out for? he has no spots or anything, no real flu symptoms, I guess it's just a virus. How long should he be like this before we see a dr? thanks
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

He may have an ear infection or a urinary tract infection. Please have him seen by a doctor. His temperature is very high.
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