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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Fever means germs: A fever is bodies natural response to some germ, viral or bacterial, that has invaded the system, fever increases metabolism for the body to make germ ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Pharyngitis: Your son has sore throat or pharyngitis. Cause could be either viral or bacterial. Follow up with son's doctor to determine if antibiotics are neede ... Read More
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A 9-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Time for a visit: Although you have not listed the amount of fever any fever lasting this long should be evaluated in the office by her doc. A variety of issues both si ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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On antibiotics?: If not on an antibiotic, either the md thinks its viral in origin or is waiting for more symptoms, at this point a call to the md is in order. Good l ... Read More
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A 10-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: It is easily transmitted in saliva and droplets from a cough. Most become sick within 48 hrs of a significant exposure.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
25 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Every county has different public health rules about return to school after an illness. Check with your school to learn the specific rules in your co ... Read More
A 10-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Fever: make sure that you are giving her the right dose for her age and weight, and right timing, if that's not working she needs to be seen for uncontrollab ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: In this case weight is more important than age in determining dose. But i advise against taking anything to lower fever unless he is miserable, as fev ... Read More
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A 10-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: A cold caused by cold viruses is usually left alone, or over-the-counter medications (Tylenol or Motrin for fever, Robitussin DM for cough, etc...) ca ... Read More
A 10-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Fever/vomiting: As long as she has other complaints continue to treat her fever and keep up with her hydration. If she gets worse or fails in improve in 1-2 days have ... Read More
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