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Fever - NEW UPDATE OP

I got the fever. 100.4 degrees right now. Trying to decide if I should just take the tylenol or if I should wait until the fever gets closer to 103.

GRRRRRR!

Update:
Dr is concerned and wants me to go to ER

Update after ER:
ER checked to make sure it wasn't a uti or h1n1. All tests cane back negative. I'm 100% positive this is just that 24 hr fever my son had.

The tylenol only keeps the fever under 100 for 2 out of every 6 hrs. That really has me worried, but there's not much I can do about it. OB wants me to call the office today and get an appointment for early this week to check things out.

My OB is notoriously laid back, so for him to say he's worried worries me a lot.

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I would take it now. Anything over 100 is bad for baby.

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I agree...tylenol is safe. Take it now so that you keep yourself and baby safe and well. I hope you get better soon! Being pregnant and sick is no fun.

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I've taken the Tylenol. Fever is still102.2. Sad

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Ooh, Amber, I hope you feel better soon! What about the same types of things you would do for a kiddo...cool compress on your forehead or neck, lukewarmish bath, etc. And strip down! LOL! I was on the verge of having to go to the ER when I had mastitis, and that actually did help to cool me down some. Hope you figure out something that works for you!

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Do you know what's causing the fever?

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Oh no, Amber! Good luck! My thoughts are with you!

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I hope everything turns out okay and they are able to get your fever down. hugs.

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Hope all turns out well! KUP

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I hope it is just your son's virus and the ER got everything under control :bigarmhug: please update once you have some sleep

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KUP hun!! I hope they've been able to get it down! :bigarmhug::bigarmhug::bigarmhug:

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oh, that sucks! i hope you are feeling better! yes, you should take some tylenol, and would definitely go to the ER...get some rest and keep us posted!

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Oh no, hope everything is ok and they're able to get the temp down, KUP! :bigarmhug:

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So sorry! I hope he's worried for nothing.

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As long as the fever didn't go above 102 you should be ok. I have read everywhere that 102 is the magic number where things can get dicey. It is good your OB is being extra cautious, not to mention you will be able to be reassured that everything is ok! Good luck and feel better.

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I had about 4 hrs of fever over 102. I don't think I'm going to stop worrying until after baby is born and we're sure there are no defects. This is just so difficult!

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I know how you feel about the fever. Even though my kidney infection is going away and I haven't had a fever over 102 since last Monday night I'm still worried the baby was harmed by it. Though everything is still looking okay on the baby front from what we can tell.

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I'm so sorry that you are going through this stress! I hope that your fever comes down and stays down, and that there are no lasting effects from it.

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"kridda_88" wrote:

I know how you feel about the fever. Even though my kidney infection is going away and I haven't had a fever over 102 since last Monday night I'm still worried the baby was harmed by it. Though everything is still looking okay on the baby front from what we can tell.

I'm so sorry you're going through this worry too, though it is nice to know there is someone else here going through the same thing as me.

Here's hoping everything is okay for both of us.

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I agree. Here's healthy sticky vibes to the both of us. Smile