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Baby Care: Treatment of Fever

If your baby is less than 3 months old and has a fever, call your pediatrician before giving acetaminophen.

Unless ordered by your pediatrician, aspirin should not be given to children. Several studies link aspirin use in children with Reye’s syndrome, a severe illness that may be fatal.