Tag Archive: Fevers in children

Fevers in Children…To Treat or not to Treat

 Dear Dr.Mom My 13 month old daughter has a fever, should I give her a fever reducer? I’ve been hearing so many conflicting opinions. What should I do? —Yuliya Fever is one of those things in our children that triggers a natural response from us as mothers…we want to treat it. Even I have been…

What Every Parent Should Know About Kawasaki Disease

For today’s Ask Dr.Mom, I’ll be sharing important information with you regarding Kawasaki Disease. Recently, our friend’s son was diagnosed with this febrile illness. Luckily, he was diagnosed in a timely manner and received the appropriate treatment to prevent potentially life threatening consequences. His parents will be running a half marathon this coming June to…

Fevers in Children…When to Treat

Dear Dr.Mom My 13 month old daughter has a fever, should I give her a fever reducer? I’ve been hearing so many conflicting opinions. What should I do? —Yuliya Fever is one of those things in our children that triggers a natural response from us as mothers…we want to treat it. Even I have been…