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high fever and cough in adults

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: If she's feeling better after a little ibuprofen and amoxicillin than it's most certain not meningitis.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Many things: The symptoms you describe could be a cold, flu, bronchitis or pneumonia. more detail in your post may allow a more focused response. At this point you ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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How long?: How long have symptoms been bothering you? How many of the zithromycin pills have you taken? It is a broad spectrum antibiotic, usually given 2 pills ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Well: In order to have a diagnosis you must have an exam. And you must give a good history you can have a fever for many reasons. Your cough and weakness ca ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection: High fever is usually a sign of infection, sometime vasculitis. The cause of the infection varies from people to people.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Needs to see Doctor: A 2 yr old with high fever for several days almost always has an infection. Some viral infections don't need treatment, but a bad cough suggests pneum ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure: Don't know how old your daughter is. It would be hard to determine if she has tonsillitis without visualizing tonsils. Take care.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
23 years experience Pediatrics
Rest: Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for the fever. If the vomiting was due to coughing/gagging, then treat the cough with warm liquids one/or honey. If the vom ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
48 years experience Emergency Medicine
Fever and cough: You need to see a physician to rule out pneumonia.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Typically with flu there is fever cough and aches. Elderberry is wonderful for the flu. Homeopathic gelsemium is also great if you feel dull dopey dro ... Read More

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