Fever in Children (cont.)
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When to Seek Medical Care for Fever in a Child
Call a child's doctor if any of the following are present with fever.
Although you may have done your best to care for your child, sometimes it is smart to take your child to the emergency department. The child's doctor may meet you there, or the child may be evaluated and treated by the emergency doctor.
Take a child to an emergency clinic when any of the following happen:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/22/2015
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