Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Teething + Bad Weather = High Fever = Antibiotics

A few days ago, my little boy started having high fever that goes as high as 39 C (102.2 F). 

Instead of paging his ped, I decided to try to treat it at home first.  If his fever goes down, then a visit to the doctor might not be required.  In my mind, I blamed the bad weather that we have been experiencing for the past weeks.

His temperature went down the morning after. If you do not touch his skin and take his temperature, you wouldn't know he's feverish.  He plays a lot.   So I thought, ok.  This fever wouldn't last long.  We'll be well by tonight.  But I was wrong. 

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