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low grade fever and cough in children

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arun Patel
44 years experience Family Medicine
Should be fine: Will need to be seen if acting unusual of develops any additional symptoms. Give plenty of fluids, rest and tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever. Cold co ... Read More
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Now: Take him now to rule out otitis, meningitis or pneumonia. If you catch disease early may be he will recover faster. If the child is active , not dehy ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: It could be pneumonia. Her physician can tell. She should be seen.
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
You do: Not mention treatment, but a person being treated for cancer needs to be checked for changes in temperature and cough even if everyone has a cold. Man ... Read More
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A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Give another day : Most likely the child has an upper respiratory viral infection, which resolved in 5-7 days with symptomatic treatment only like Tylenol (acetaminophen ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
49 years experience Pediatrics
Watch for diarrhea: Your son probably has viral infection -having fever and cough ,having diarrhea is part of same infection .DIarrhea may stop of its own in 1-2 days bu ... Read More
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Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
It depends: Your child should see a doctor if he has a fever over 101 for more than a couple of days, or if he is acting particularly sick, even when the fever is ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
See doctor: Sounds like a respiratory infection. However it is impossible to make a diagnosis based on 3 symptoms in one sentence.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Uri: You may have the flu. Go back to your doctor to have him test you for the flu and possibly give you antiviral medication.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Virus: Sounds like a virus but since it has been 5 days already i would have him checked out by the pediatrician or family doctor, not an urgent care or walk ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Covid-19: Your symptoms could also have been due to a virus other than coronavirus. Regardless, you are not at increased risk for a blood clot. At some point, y ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Viral cough: Having a cough for a few weeks after a viral infection is not uncommon. However if your cough is triggered by exercise or cold air, you may have asthm ... Read More

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