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March 25th, 2009, 08:26 AM
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Sounds like she needs a new doctor for her little man! I would be royally ticked if it was me!!

I have to switch peds for my son when I realized his doc wasn't listening to me about his development (turns out my son has autism).

Sometimes you just need to find a new doc!
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March 25th, 2009, 08:45 AM
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how ridiculous! so what are they doing for him if not giving him meds??? what kind of doctor is this?
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March 25th, 2009, 09:08 AM
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oh id be raising h*ll too! but if i had to, the 1st n ight with the 102 fever my child would be going to the hospital, so then it hopefully wouldnt have gotten that bad
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March 25th, 2009, 09:24 AM
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Poor little one!

I would definitely be switching doctors. It's not fair that the baby has to suffer because of their incompetence.
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March 25th, 2009, 09:30 AM
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she needs to find a new dr, because these apparently aren't doing their job right! He should have been put on something and that is ridiculous! Err...I hate drs
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March 25th, 2009, 10:45 AM
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She seriously needs a new doctor and I would have raised some serious h*ll. I hope he gets better soon
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March 25th, 2009, 11:03 AM
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poor little, she can file a complaint it would go on their record
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March 25th, 2009, 11:03 AM
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I would take my son to the ER with 104 fever forget waiting to see a dr anyways... she needs to reevaluate her **** self
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March 25th, 2009, 11:32 AM
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Time to get a new doctor!

I'd be furious!
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March 25th, 2009, 01:26 PM
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I would seek a new Pediatrician.. At my Pediatricians office, you can just walk in and wait for a opening, the wait is usually 10 minutes.. I've always been seen that day Adriana was sick..

I don't know about going to the ER, best to save your money. I would look for a new doctor, I would also call a Pharmacy and ask a Pharmacist what they would recommend.. You can suggest Motrin for the fever, Motrin is great for bringing down fevers, works much better then Tylenol. If you need the correct dose, contact your local Pharmacy and they will tell you the correct amount.. If your wondering how I know this, I've work in a Pharmacy for over 10 years, I know the loops..
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March 25th, 2009, 03:36 PM
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Ridiculous!!! I would be switching doctors and some how filing a complaint, I have never heard of a pediatrician rejecting a patient bc he hasnt had a fever long enough, thats dumb!!! I would be ticked off!!!
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March 25th, 2009, 09:11 PM
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One of my friends has a little boy who had a fever of 103 and the hospital told them to not bring him in unless it is at least 105!!! by the time it is 105 there could already be possible brain damage. it is so sad to think that drs don't take a mother's worries seriously. mothers know their children better than anyone else. your friend should talk to someone higher up and explain the situation so that maybe it can be avoided for someone else in the future.

She could try to see a diff doc and get medicine, or just try to get it down herself. she could try baby tylenol and lukewarm baths.

Poor baby. I hope he feels better soon and that she can find a better dr for the next time he is sick.
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March 26th, 2009, 05:54 AM
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I would definitely suggest she find a new Dr. What's really sad though is how many parents completely trust their Dr and just along with whatever they say. They ignore their own instincts because a Dr told them they were wrong. That's basically how my sister died. My mom knew something was wrong but none of the Drs would listen. They made her feel like she was an overly worried first time mom.
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March 26th, 2009, 08:46 AM
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WOW! That is crazy!!!!

I learned my lesson in docs thats for sure. Many of them don't care and blow people off!
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