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Shivering at 38.2C. Hi

Answered by: Dr Sri Viknarajan

Last Updated: September 28, 2019 3:34 AM

Anonymous 14 months

My son 3 year old is shivering, his temperature is 38.2C. His feet and hands are cold 33.6C.

Should we consult a doctor in person now or observe the next day? its mid night at the moment.

Dr Sri Viknarajan 14 months
General Practitioner

Thank you for your questions. The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by you. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) for a private consultation with our doctors.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your son’s symptoms. From your complaints, the body temperature is considered as high grade fever. There are a lot of reasons that can cause high fever with shivering and some of them are critical.

In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online for free. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

Last Updated: Sat Sep 28 2019 03:34:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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