A 47-year-old female asked:
my 14 yr old daughter has ran a low fever 99-101 for over five days. she tested negative for strep and mono three days ago. her other symptom of headache has improved. she doesn’t have as much appetite as usual. should i take her back to the doctor?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Donald Colantino answered
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Fever: The negative strep and mono tests are reassuring and a viral infection is likely. Fever lasting a week isn't unusual. As long as she's feeling better with no headache,rash,cough, urinary burning or discoloration, the fever should subside in another couple of days. If not reconsult the physician. A monotest may be negative until more time has elapsed if mono is present and the test can then turn po
Answered on Jul 18, 2018
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!