Is a 103 temperature serious?
Adults. Call your doctor if your temperature is 103 F (39.4 C) or higher. Seek immediate medical attention if any of these signs or symptoms accompanies a fever: Severe headache.
How long can a child have a 103 fever?
For all kids three years and older, a fever of 103 degrees or higher means it is time to call Pediatrics East. If a fever of 102 degrees or higher lasts for more than two days, please give us a call, too.
How do hospitals treat high fevers?
Get Treatment for High Fever at Dignity Health Acetaminophen (Tylenol) and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), are options. Your doctor will treat any underlying infection if necessary. If you have a high fever, avoid dehydration by drinking plenty of liquids.
Why do St Bernards have long floppy ears?
Your Saint Bernard’s long, floppy ears lie flat against his head, preventing any moisture that gets into them from evaporating quickly. A dip in the lake, a bath, or just being outside in the rain can all create a humid environment in his ears.
What to do if your St Bernard has an infection in his ear?
Use sterile cotton balls or pads to wipe earwax and excess solution out of his ears. If you shuddered when first saw the gunk in your Saint’s ears, it might be wise to have a vet take a look. Dark, thick waxy deposits could indicate an infection that requires antibiotics.
Why does my Saint Bernard have an odor?
Saint Bernards are prone to developing offensive ear odor, especially if they swim regularly. Your gentle giant will benefit from regular ear attention. Your Saint Bernard’s long, floppy ears lie flat against his head, preventing any moisture that gets into them from evaporating quickly.
When do you Know Your Saint Bernard is in the room?
When you know your huge furkid is in the room because you smell his ears even before you see him, it’s ear-cleaning time. Saint Bernards are prone to developing offensive ear odor, especially if they swim regularly.