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What should you do if temperature is below 102 degrees for a 4-month-old or older who has been immunized?

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You don't need to treat the fever unless the child is uncomfortable or has a history of seizures with fever. Make sure the child gets plenty of fluids and rest.

From: Treating Fever in Children WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on September 12, 2017

Medically Reviewed on 9/12/2017

SOURCES:

Family Doctor.org: "Fever in Infants and Children."

UpToDate: "Patient Information: Fever in Children (Beyond the Basics.)"

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on September 12, 2017

SOURCES:

Family Doctor.org: "Fever in Infants and Children."

UpToDate: "Patient Information: Fever in Children (Beyond the Basics.)"

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on September 12, 2017

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What should you do if temperature is above 102 degrees but below 105 degrees for a 4-month-old or older who has been immunized?

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