U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Aliquippa, PA
A 36-year-old female asked:

6 yr fever 4 days now . wet cough sore throat . fever fluctuates from102 to 99.5 but won't break. what is duration of a fever and when to worry?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
Get evaluated: Definitely call your pediatrician, or take your child to urgent care. You describe a high fever that persists. Be prepared for admission to hospital. Be well.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Feb 1, 2015


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.