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​The flu, colds, croup, strep throat, ear infections and other common childhood illnesses have one thing in common: they can cause fevers.

It is often the fever, itself, that prompts parents to call their child's pediatrician or head to the emergency room.

In a segment on the Healthy Children show on RadioMD, pediatrician Melissa Arca explains when to take action and when to let the fever run its course.


 Segment 1:  Fever Education: What Every Parent Should Know

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Last Updated
6/30/2014
Source
American Academy of Pediatrics (Copyright © 2014)
The information contained on this Web site should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.