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A 21-year-old female asked about a male:

Son is coughing, sneezing and has a runny nose. pollen is bad. think its allergies. but running a fever at night. could it be allergies? dr or no?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Child with a fever: Yes to the doctor. This is a very young toddler with a fever.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Since there is a fever, these symptoms are unlikely to be caused solely by an allergic reaction. Avoid exposure to pollen since a nasal reaction to pollen can worsen upper respiratory symptoms. Discuss nasal saline drops with your pediatrician. Allergic conditions may be related to genetic predisposition. If the fever persists for more than one and if there is no improvement, discuss COVID 19 test

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