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A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Influenza: Your child needs to be seen and examined by your family doctor or pediatrician. This may be influenza, but other diagnoses are possible. Needs to be ... Read More

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
18 years experience Family Medicine
Ibuprofen : If it has only been a couple of days i would just give him Ibuprofen because he probably just has the flu. However, if he has any new symptoms or gets ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cold: It may be a viral illnes but if it escalates and last a long time you need to see your doctor. Drink plenty of fluids, rest and take something to lowe ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It could be viral in: Virus infections are a common cause of fever and flu. This will usually cause sore throat, running nose and headache. If you do not have any symptoms ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
18 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: There are many potential causes for his symptoms. The number one priority would be to rule out an infection. I would recommend visiting an urgent ca ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Prolonged fever: Running fever for two weeks can have many causes. Therefore it is imperative that you see your doctor asap to find out what the cause might be.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Infection: You should get an evaluation to identify the source of your infection and treatment.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
31 years experience Pediatrics
Viral vs bacterial: After 4 days of these symptoms: if your 6 yr old is not improving, it is worth while to have an exam performed to identify the potential cause of the ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Cautious acetaminoph: You can use Acetaminophen under 3 grams per day for a few days with no problems. You can use less of a dose on and off for longer time, too.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Given the level of your son's high temperature, infectious causes such as meningitis should be considered. I would recommend a neurologic evaluation ... Read More

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