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son coughing and high fever

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
Dr. Sanford Archer
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Visit pediatrician: Symptoms your son exhibits requires an in office evaluation, especially with the high fever. Schedule an appointment this morning.
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Cough: The coughing fits resulting in vomiting are concerning. Pertussis, asthma or pneumonia are possible causes. Discuss the need for a chest image,vaccina ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
54 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Need more info: Any other symptoms? Headach, wheezing, croupy cough, vomiting, sore throat, diarrhea, rash (if so, where on the body, what kind?, how long did it last ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Roseola: You are describing what is most likely Roseola. Roseola is a viral infection that presents first with several day's fever followed by breaking out in ... Read More
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You should take him to his doctor to be evaluated to find the cause so be treated, those symptom are possibility of viral infection.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
High fever: These symptoms are more likely to be caused by a flu like viral upper respiratory tract infection, but because of very high fever,I think you should c ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
High fever: Your child needs a complete workup, including complete blood count, esr, CRP and blood cultures.If no source for the fever can be found see a rheumato ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
31 years experience Pediatrics
Have him evaluated.: See your pediatrician. A thorough history and exam is recommended to see if this presentation is merely a self limiting viral illness or something th ... Read More
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 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 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Sputum?: If your illness lingers for more than 10 to 14 days, or if there is difficulty breathing, please see a doctor right away.
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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