Subject: Sudden onset of high fever, chills, vomiting in 6 yr old boy Anonymous Hi -- my son was completely fine all day and then within a space of about 30 minutes started complaining of a bad headache, then got very cold (chills), went from no apparent fever or problem to 102.4, and then about 20 minutes later vomited a ton. As a general rule, in children a temperature of over 37.5C (99.5F) is a fever. In children, infections that cause fevers frequently produce throwing up as well. The child is younger than 3 months old; Repetitive vomiting; Not urinating or wetting diapers; Lethargic; Inconsolable; Vomiting … ### BOX 1 Article Objectives 1. High fevers can occur even with an infection that isn't life-threatening. Your child's healthcare provider will ask when your child's fever began and how high it was. It usually starts with a high fever, between 102°F and 105°F (38.8° to 40.5°C). Fever & Vomiting in Child. However, it's very common and often clears up by itself without treatment. You wonder how the night will go — when the unthinkable happens. Abdominal pain with fever is one of the most common reasons for bringing a child to the doctor. Fever & vomiting is one of my least favorite pairs as a parent, but they often go together like Abbott and Costello. The … Visit the pediatric ER if your child or toddler's vomiting & fever shows any of these additional symptoms. A child who has a cough, mild fever, and runny nose probably has a common cold. They are often symptoms of a minor, self-limiting illness but can also be an early, or only, marker of an underlying, potentially life-threatening medical condition. Visit the pediatric ER if your child or toddler's vomiting & fever shows any of these additional symptoms. When a child has a fever, parents are often concerned and make a trip to the emergency room if it gets too high. Give him foods that are gentle on the stomach, … How can … Fever with nausea and vomiting: Fever with nausea and vomiting is a high body temperature that happens with nausea and vomiting. Call the pediatrician and, even before the arrival of the doctor, begin to use means that prevent dehydration of the child. Also often provokes vomiting factor is a strong cough.
Your child might: feel hotter than usual to the touch on their forehead, back or tummy As a parent it can be extremely worrying if your child has a high temperature.
As a general rule, in children a temperature over 38C (100.4F) is a fever. However, symptoms such as a child or toddler high fever & vomiting may warrant a trip to the ER.
Checking a high temperature. High fevers can occur even with an infection that isn't life-threatening. A fever is a concern when a child is less than 2 years old or if it persists. Their hot little head next to yours, beaded with sweat.
But coughs with a fever of 102°F (39°C) or higher can sometimes be due to pneumonia, especially if a child is weak and breathing fast. You may see your child drooling, rolling his eyes or vomiting. When a child has a fever, parents are often concerned and make a trip to the emergency room if it gets too high. Several types of periodic fever syndrome exist. If you decide to treat it, use children’s acetaminophen rather than ibuprofen, which can be irritating to the stomach. The seizure may last from a few seconds up to 15 minutes which is usually considered very long. Many things can cause a high temperature in children, from common childhood illnesses like chickenpox and tonsillitis, to vaccinations. You hold your baby close, the fever is high. Vomiting along with other symptoms may also be a sign of a serious infection. In this case, call your doctor immediately.