13 months old baby

Question: Hello doctor, my baby is of 1 yr old. She has only fever nothing else. And head and upper part is hot . Especially head will be too hot but legs normal temperature. What can be the cause and remedy. She weighs 11.1 kg n birth weight is 3.7kg. I shown to doctor, he told ear infection but she never pulls her ear n no irritation there n i am not satisfied with his diagnosis. Please help me. She has only fever nothing else. Paracetamol oral suspension i tried. After some 4-5 hrs fever comes back. Doctor gave combiflaim and two more medicines...

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Answer: hi dear! fever is not an illness its just a sign that your baby's immune system is fighting off the infection dear. we might need to do some test . if the doctor says its ear infection then just to be sure you can see an ent just to be sure there is no infection. and also if there is infection there can be fever to the baby has to be examined to make a diagnosis dear. like the abdomen has to be seen the chest has to be heard and i hope you are giving the vaccines on time. the fever can be due to low also try considering visiting another pediatrician dear. take care.
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