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my child has a fever and no other symptoms

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: If a child is at the point of emerging as a new diabetic, any fever producing illness could speed up the process. Fever by itself would not be a commo ... Read More
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Watchful waiting: Since you dont mention how high his temperature is, i assume it must be over 101 for the moment i would push fluids and use anti pyretics like tylenol ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibilities: Fever @ a 100.1 level is common in infants & children with a wide variety of minor and some significant illnesses.If kid is playing some & taking flui ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
No: Clinical manifestation of rmsf in children is basically same as in adults.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Viral infection: Fever without localizing signs or symptoms is often caused by viral infections. In case he runs fever for more than 3 days, seek a medical attention.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience Pediatrics
See your Dr.: Unlikely that teething would cause a fever that high. Would follow up with your doctor at that young of an age.
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
You do not say: Your son's age. Have your physician check your son for a possible inguinal hernia or other pelvic problem.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gene Kaplan
51 years experience Pediatrics
Break fevers?: Fever is a vital defense; one does not "break, " "control" or "treat" fevers. One should, however, attempt to make the child more comfortable by givi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
21 years experience Pediatrics
Allergies?: If only wet cough start by addressing the possibility of allergies causing the excess phlegm. Give benadryl, (diphenhydramine) or any other allergy me ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
48 years experience Internal Medicine
See PCP ASAP: With that high fever your son needs to be evaluated to find the underlying reason of fever.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Viral?: Your baby most likely has a viral illness that is causing some nausea so she does not eat. She may have less fatigue after her fever comes down and y ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
36 years experience Pediatrics
See Your Doctor Now: Upper respiratory infections are common in children; body aches & headache can occur however headache can be a sign of more serious illness or com ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It could be influenza, mycoplasma infection, pneumonia etc. Take her to see her pediatrician.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
If : If this has been going on for a year with no relief from the medications given, then it is time for some diagnostic testing an possibly a consult from ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience Family Medicine
Many things: Anytime a child has symptoms for that long, i think getting a good history and exam is important. Not having other symptoms is good, but nausea can ha ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Strep still possible: If the sore throat lasts more than a few days, even without a fever, I would recommend seeing her doctor. Certainly if there is fever, rash, vomiting, ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Might be fifth disea: Children frequently have a slight temperature elevation without illness. Normal temperature is up to 99.6 degrees. Thermometers are often not accura ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Viral: Probably a viral illness of some type. There are 100 different viral classes and toddlers are commonly exposed. If fever only, continue to observe a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Kindly provide more information: hard to have respiratory infection without having either cough or fever
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. MALKHAZI Mikadze
28 years experience Pediatrics
Call his Doctor: Most likely it is viral gastroenteritis and has to run it's course. You can help with feeding with smaller portions but more often. Emphasis on hyd ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Unlikely: Unless this is mycoplasma or chlamydia, two more common causes of atypical pneumonia it is not likely that his lungs are involved. One need not have ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: This could be just viral yes. High fevers are associated closed with this.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience Pediatrics
Only if symptoms : Persist or develops a fever, bad breath, or rash. No hurry to treat a strep throat, as it takes weeks to develop glomerulonephritis or rheumatic fever ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Popler
16 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Asthma: Children with a chronic cough should be evaluated for asthma, which is the most common cause. However, often other etiologies need to be ruled out, s ... Read More
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