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A 45-year-old male asked:

My 12 yr old daughter has been complaining of feeling achy all over, pain when swallowing and stomach cramps after eating but she has no fever.

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
Family Medicine 32 years experience
She may have the flu: Achy, high fever, and fatigue are this year's flu. She might just have a viral illness as well. Look for diarrhea. Keep her well hydrated. Go see your peds doc and she will better assess her, as she can't go to school in that state.
Dr. Arti Jain
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Have her see her doc: She could have flu or any of the other viral illness or strep. If it is strep then she needs too be treated w an antibiotic. Make sure that it is not streptococcal infection before persuing symptomatic treatment....
Dr. Theresa-Ann Clark
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Souns viral: Did your daghter get a flu shot? Does your daughter have a sore throat? This constellation of symptoms sounds like the start of a viral illness, upper respiratory or maybe gastrointestinal. Sometimes fever develops later so still be on the lookout. If it is the flu, people get very sick very quickly. Rest, lots of fluids, symptomatic treatment is appropriate for viral illnesses not antibiotics.
Last updated Apr 4, 2016


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