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my child has a fever and no other symptoms

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Most OTC...: ...Antihistamines are labeled for 2 years old and above. And of course saline drops are ok.
Dr. Brian Novick
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allegra Claritin (loratadine) or.: Zyrtec (cetirizine).. All otc. Just read the labels for dosing.
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
nasalcrom, benadryl (diphenhydramine): Nasalcrom spray and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) are also acceptable otc meds for this age. Children are much less often sedated by Benadryl (diphenhydr ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Review : Review the symptoms of Lyme disease and discuss prophylactic doses of antibiotics with your physician.
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: How long might the tick have been present? Data shows they must feed for about a day before they transmit the Lime factor. Are there other tick borne ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shulan
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Multiple ways: Avoid going out when pollen counts are high and avoid other things you may be allergic to. Antihistamines particularly the newer low drowsiness ones c ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Medications: The options vary from over the counter antihistamines such as zyrtec (cetirizine) and alllegra with a saline spray, to prescripton medications, to ult ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Treated?: Psittacosis or ornithosis is treatable with antibiotics and should respond fairly rapidly, although it may be a week or so before you begin to feel fu ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hay Fever: Avoidance, salt water washes, otc antihistamines, nasal sprays and prescription medications, seeing an allergist for specific testing, allergy shots.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sneezing, runny nose: Sneezes , runny nose, and a blocked nose are the most common symptoms. The post-nasal drips may lead to coughing. Many would have itchy and watery ey ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenthal
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Treatment options...: 1) identify your allergens (the things you are allergic to) - often done by an allergist. 2) avoid the things that you are allergic to when possible ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, i typically recommend Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) to use only if needed. If someone has liver, spleen, kidney or blood disorders, this ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
10 years experience Infectious Disease
See your doctor: If you are coughing more than a couple of weeks, your doctor should evaluate yours symptoms for diseases beside infectious etiology, allergy, tumor, c ... Read More
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