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A 37-year-old male asked about a female:

My 2.5 year-old daughter woke up last night with whooping cough (trouble breathing for 1 min) and elev. temp. no fever during the day but now temp is 102.6. cough still sounds very bad. urgent care?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Daniel Steffy
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Yes: Fever that high with cough should be listened to possibly x-ray. Kids can develop pneumonia surprisingly fast.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
I would: Obtain care promptly for a cough that sounds like whooping.
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine 39 years experience
I agree.
Nov 29, 2013

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