A 4-year-old female asked:
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4-year-old daughter with deep cough lasting three days. low fever (not over 100) comes and goes. some mild rash on back. doctor time or wait it out?

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Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
26 years experience Palliative Care
Wait it out: It is most likely viral. Give it a few more days . If she begins having really high fevers or not eating/drinking and breathing faster, then seek medical attention.
Answered on May 1, 2013
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