Just my $.02. My DS is only 16 months old, but I'm pretty quick to act when it comes to fevers. Not with antibiotics but I will give Tylenol and call my Dr. to chat about it. She's great with not pushing drugs and antibiotics and wants things to clear as naturally as possible, just as I do.
But, my reasoning for being paranoid....I'm a SAHM now but I did work at a community center for adults with mental retardation and we had a few clients whose problems started as a child with a high fever, for them that's all it took. So, I'm paranoid, but I'm okay with that! haha
Hope he's feeling better soon!
loving a small homestead with DH and DS (12/2005) keeping it natural, frugal and back to basics :