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Q&A: Can a child will themselves to have a fever?

While generations of children probably wish they could will themselves to have a fever, it’s not possible.

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Q&A: Is 36.8 Celsius a fever for a one month old?

A fever is a temperature of 100.4° F, or 38° C, and higher.

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Q&A: What is hand, foot and mouth disease?

Everything you need to know about hand, foot, and mouth disease, from symptoms to treatment.

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Q&A: Is a tattoo parlor safer than a mall kiosk for ear piercing?

Dr. Yasmine Kirkorian answers a reader’s question about whether ear piercing is safer at a tattoo parlor or a mall kiosk.

Little boy on toilet

Q&A: Is MiraLAX safe for children to take daily?

Dr. Falusi answers a reader’s question about the safety of MiraLAX.