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When should I seek medical advice for colic?

You should seek medical advice for colic for any of the following reasons:
·         Your baby has not had colic before and you suspect that he is colicky; your GP may want to rule out any other factors or causes
·         The bouts of colic are accompanied by fever, diarrhoea, vomiting or constipation. These are all signs of illness which aren’t associated with simple colic.
·         Your baby is older than four months and is still experiencing colic
·         Your colicky child fails to gain weight and isn’t hungry, which suggests an illness
·         You are exhausted or angry and fear that stress may lead you to hurt your baby

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Once you have established your toddler has a slight fever, there are a number of measures you can take to keep it under control
If your toddler has a slight fever, there are a number of measures you can take to keep it under control.
The average body temperature should be between 35°C and 37°C.
While a fever can be treated, it's important to keep in mind that fevers are usually the symptom of an illness and not the illness itself.
A body’s temperature is controlled by a part of the brain called the hypothalamus.
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