New York, NY
A 40-year-old male asked about a male:
9 yr old child sick with covid 1month ago- family got sick - 3 adults , all recovered. the child subsequently tested negative 2 weeks ago and went back to school , hasnt experienced symptoms until today. has 100 fever cough headache .reinfection?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Answered May 03, 2021
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
COVID 19 testing may be useful. Other viral illnesses may have a similar presentation. Reinfection may occur but is not that common. Monitor temperature, provide fluids and please follow up. Watch for signs of vomiting, shortness of breath and worsening headache.
Answered May 04, 2021
Last updated May 4, 2021
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