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hello im new here and am very worried about my 13 month old son he was just fine yesterday nothing was wrong i was brought to the hospital because i fell and broke my hand he was their with me and when we got home he was just fine he ate and went to bed about 8:00 he awoke at 1:00 which is normal for a bottle and he was burning up 104.8 i gave him motrin and about 45 minutes later he fell back to sleep until 5:30 this morning he woke and felt even warmer to me his temperature was 105.2 my dr office doesnt open until 10:30 today so i'm freaking out my husband and i wrapped him in some cool towels and gave hime more motrin but he still is not feeling so good what can cause a high temp so quickly my husband thinks it may have to do with my son getting into my cats litter box yesterday morning.he may have digested some cat feces. please can someone give me some advice.i'd appreciate it thanks alot, lauren :confused:
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hello im new here and am very worried about my 13 month old son he was just fine yesterday nothing was wrong i was brought to the hospital because i fell and broke my hand he was their with me and when we got home he was just fine he ate and went to bed about 8:00 he awoke at 1:00 which is normal for a bottle and he was burning up 104.8 i gave him motrin and about 45 minutes later he fell back to sleep until 5:30 this morning he woke and felt even warmer to me his temperature was 105.2 my dr office doesnt open until 10:30 today so i'm freaking out my husband and i wrapped him in some cool towels and gave hime more motrin but he still is not feeling so good what can cause a high temp so quickly my husband thinks it may have to do with my son getting into my cats litter box yesterday morning.he may have digested some cat feces. please can someone give me some advice.i'd appreciate it thanks alot, lauren :confused:


Take him to the hospital if you have not yet. That is VERY alarmingly high!!

Good luck!!

Melly :jester:
Quote from lauren8473:
hello im new here and am very worried about my 13 month old son he was just fine yesterday nothing was wrong i was brought to the hospital because i fell and broke my hand he was their with me and when we got home he was just fine he ate and went to bed about 8:00 he awoke at 1:00 which is normal for a bottle and he was burning up 104.8 i gave him motrin and about 45 minutes later he fell back to sleep until 5:30 this morning he woke and felt even warmer to me his temperature was 105.2 my dr office doesnt open until 10:30 today so i'm freaking out my husband and i wrapped him in some cool towels and gave hime more motrin but he still is not feeling so good what can cause a high temp so quickly my husband thinks it may have to do with my son getting into my cats litter box yesterday morning.he may have digested some cat feces. please can someone give me some advice.i'd appreciate it thanks alot, lauren :confused:


OMG.......Lauren, please give us an update. I hope your son is ok.