A 34-year-old female asked:
My 3 year old has been getting frequent colds since august. one of the drs she seen says its allergies but she almost every time has a fever. shell play outside and by the end of the night or next day shes coughing non stop and runny nose?
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Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Children may have frequent upper respiratory tract infections, which typically improve within one week. The fever should resolve within 48 hours. If there is a prolonged cough, fever or pain, further evaluation is indicated. Poor growth is another reason for concern. A virtual consult with Healthtap is available as well
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