This morning after playing outside for a while dd came down with a slight fever. She felt sleepy (I guess because of this) and she took a nap for 2 hrs...that's normal. Now when I checked again her fever had gone up to 101.2 F. She is 15mo and has never been sick until now. She has 8 front teeth and still nurses. She refused to eat lunch but she ate some crackers and blueberries, that's all. She is cranky and a little less active but nursing a lot.
Since she has never been sick I don't know how to go about this. Is there something I should do... I know that fevers are actually good for you so I haven't given her anything to bring it down. But now that it has gone up 101.2F (with the ear thermometer) should I make a move?
I posted this question in Health & Healing but only got one reply.
I got really scared when she suddenly dosed off on me. I thaught it was probably a seizure but I think she was just very sleepy. I ran to the bathroom because she was feeling heavy and I wet her head w/water and she seemed to focus better. ( I think I just woke her out of her sleepiness). Then I found a pink spot under her arm....WHAT IS THAT? It has a little red dot in the middle.
I really need your help, please. I don't know if I am just paranoid! She is now on her second nap (that's not normal). But her fever goes up and down and up and down...
Should I dose myself with some more vitc, should I make myself and echinacea tea and take some flaxseed oil softgels. Should I give her anything?
She is 15mo and she was playing outside on the cement... but we have a great dane that runs all over the place.
Hope your baby feels better soon!
Come visit the NEW QuirkyBaby website -- earn QB Bucks rewards points for purchases, reviews, referrals, and more! Free US shipping on great brands of baby slings and carriers and FREE BabyLegs or babywearing mirror on orders of $100+. Take the QB Quiz for personalized advice!
The truest answer to violence is love. The truest answer to death is life. The only prevention for violence is for the heart to have no violence within it. We cannot prevent evil through any system devised by mankind. But we can grapple with evil and defeat it, but only with love—real love.
Dd's temperature went down to 99.6-100F for the past few hours. She had a nice long nap and woke up feeling better. She has been playful but also a little cranky.
Now I am a little less paranoid. I know you all told me to call the doctor but when you all suggested that her ped's office was already closed. I don't want to take her to the ER cause they will probably try to give her a dose of something that will bring the temperature down & it's not that high anymore anyway.
I took some extra vitamin c and have been nursing her as often as she wants and she seems much more content. She even felt good enough to take a little walk outside when dh got home (it's in the 80's down here so a little fresh air wouldn't hurt).
Do you really think it might be chicken pox??? Where can I find more information on that? I'm calling the doctor first thing in the morning.
Thank you all for your concern.
|31 members and 17,688 guests|
|bananabee , Boobiejuice , Bow , Catholic Mama , Deborah , emmy526 , etsdtm99 , hillymum , janny77 , JElaineB , katelove , Kelleybug , lhargrave89 , Lilly08 , Michele123 , monamigabi , NaturallyKait , Nazsmum , NCIS4Ever2001 , NiteNicole , redsally , rocky , RollerCoasterMama , scaramouche131 , shantimama , Skippy918 , sren , treehugginhippie , zebra15|
|Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.|