Washington, DC
A 39-year-old female asked about a female:

Can child have flu without cough? fever 102, extreme nasal congestion, sore throat, extreme fatigue. looks sick through the eyes.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes: The symptoms of flu and many other diseases evolve over time. Initial symptoms may just be high fever. If flu is prevalent in your area have the kid seen & tested. The anti-virals are not very effective if started after 48 hrs of symptoms.
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