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A 45-year-old male asked:

My little one is about 18kg and 21 months, high fever, cough, stuffed and runny nose. tylenol (acetaminophen) helps but how do i know if the throat has infection?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 25 years experience
See below: Treat the fever, keep the child hydrated and see your pediatrician in am. If the child has fevers over 102.5, breathing problems, signs of dehydration or metal status changes like lethargy, get seen now.

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Last updated Jul 18, 2013

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