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a 5 year old with a fever no other symptoms

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hard to say: This could just be a simple virus, or the sign of something more serious. You should take your child to the doctor very soon.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds "viral": Your 5 year old if otherwise healthy & without chronic medical issues sounds like he has a "viral" illness/flu like illness that is causing all of you ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
If it happens...: ...A few times a year (up to once a month) these are probably unrelated different infections - viral, strep, or ear infections; fever and vomiting are ... Read More
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Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Migraine phenomena: Migraine without headache can cause this combination. Discuss this with your doctor and review family history for members with history of migraine. ... Read More
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A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Some basics: Kids with marginal if any fever often have simple self healing viruses. If it does not alter their activities of daily living much, they feed & pl ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Most OTC...: ...Antihistamines are labeled for 2 years old and above. And of course saline drops are ok.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Evaluation: Recurring elevation of temperature readings usually indicates an infection which is untreated. Other possible causes include malignancy, autoimmune di ... Read More
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Fever in child: if no allergy children tylenol (acetaminophen) (1/2 teaspoon)and children's motrin(1/2 teaspon) to keep fever down (
A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Viral illness likely: Depending upon the exposure to germs, or other infectious agents, your daughter probably has a more common viral illness, causing the fever to wax a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Missing info: What fever ? Low grade fever is no threat to a kids well being.It is a natural way the body increases circulation of blood borne healing factors to re ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't worry: Fever is a normal part of your son's immune response. As long as he is eating, drinking and looking good do not worry. Give it a little more time. On ... Read More
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norma jo Waxman
32 years experience Family Medicine
Too early for flu: If this is been going on for more than 24 hours and he is not taking good fluids, he should be seen right away. How bad is his headache? If he is vomi ... Read More
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