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Child 5years high fever?

Child 5years high fever?

Need more info: First priority is to make your child comfortable by bringing the fever down.In order to do this i need your child's weight and age to give you the right dosage. If sick looking go to the emergency room. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Concussion (Definition)

An injury to the brain that is usually caused by trauma, typically a blow to the head or a violent shaking of ...Read more


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My daughter is 2yrs old - symptoms are: runny nose, cough, fever 2 separate days (39.37), congestion, occasional vomiting w/excessive cough?

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My daughter is 2yrs old - symptoms are: runny nose, cough, fever 2 separate days (39.37),  congestion, occasional vomiting w/excessive cough?

Viral?: This sounds like a cold but the vomiting and severe coughing spells lead me to believe that whooping cough needs be ruled out . ...Read more

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Diarrhea, sore throat, congestion, cough, high fever which is now a low grade fever with sweating, headache. Flu or upper respitory tract infection?

Diarrhea, sore throat, congestion, cough, high fever which is now a low grade fever with sweating, headache. Flu or upper respitory tract infection?

The flu?: The symptoms you report sound consistent with a viral illness such as influenza. You can consider ibuprofen or acetaminophen for fever or pain and expect symptoms to resolve in a week or two. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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Febrile seizures in an adult patient. I thought only little kids have febrile seizures.?

Febrile seizures in an adult patient. I thought only little kids have febrile seizures.?

Fever as stress: Fever/illness/lack of sleep etc., all stress factors can set off a seizure in one prone to seizures. To call the adult event a "febrile seizure" is a misuse of a term limited by convention to a benign childhood condition. A more accepted term would be a seizure associated with fever and its long term prognosis would be much different.. ...Read more

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Day1 sore throat D2 high fever, weak, D3 diarrhea, cough,no fever, no voice, weak, pox like rash (7 tummy) Day4 cough, sore throat, no voice rash Flu?

Day1 sore throat
D2 high fever, weak,
D3 diarrhea, cough,no fever, no voice, weak, pox like rash (7 tummy)
Day4 cough, sore throat, no voice rash
Flu?

Flu: yes it sound like the flu. Take some Motrin or Tylenol (acetaminophen) and get some rest. You do not need antibiotics unless you are blowing or coughing up colored secretions. Drink plenty of water: at least a 2 liter of water a day or more. Good luck and feel better ...Read more

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I was sick with flu A, fever of 102.3 , stuffy nose chills headache fatigue runny nose throat problems vomiting, now body temp 95.4 severe stomach?

 I was sick with flu A, fever of 102.3 , stuffy nose chills headache fatigue runny nose throat problems vomiting, now body temp 95.4 severe stomach?

All can be seen: With a bad case of influenza. It really comes down to are you able to keep up with oral intake, try to focus on low sugar electrolyte replete solutions like pedialyte or low calorie gatorade, but also how severe you pain is. If you are unable to keep hydrated and/or the pain is severe, go to the ER. You many need IV fluids and to be monitored for a very short period of time and/or pain meds. ...Read more

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Can teething cause runny nose, mild fever and lost of appetite? Child is 19 months old

Can teething cause runny nose, mild fever and lost of appetite? Child is 19 months old

Perhaps: Although there's no evidence that teething causes fever, fevers of less than 100 degrees have been reported. If upper teeth trying to erupt vagus nerve stimulation can result in runny nose. As to appetite, would you want to eat if your teeth were sore? Please see Pediatric Dental Specialist (1st Dental exam Age 1). See Pediatrician to check for cold/virus. You must see both. ...Read more

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3-4 days. bad headache,low grade temp, back/neck ache, fatigue. no respiratory or GI probs. flu vs meningitis?

3-4 days. bad headache,low grade temp, back/neck ache, fatigue. no respiratory or GI
 probs. flu vs meningitis?

Maybe flu: Flu can certainly cause headaches and body aches. Meningitis patients typically get seriously sick! If symptoms do not improve, please see your doctor or visit a local ER. ...Read more

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Can my child attend school with a post viral rash? Fever is gone, no other symptoms.

Can my child attend school with a post viral rash?  Fever is gone, no other symptoms.

Viral Exanthum : The level of contagion drops significantly once a child has been fever free without medications for 24 hours. Viral rashes often take much longer to resolve but should not prohibit school or daycare attendance. An exception would be chickenpox, which should be considered contagious until all lesions are scanned and dry. ...Read more

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1yr10months boy; high temperature, convulsions earlier in the day, ear infection, possibly tonsillitis 2. Mild flu; blocked nose, cough. Medication?

1yr10months boy; high temperature, convulsions earlier in the day, ear infection, possibly tonsillitis 2. Mild flu; blocked nose, cough. Medication?

Febrile seizures: If he has an ear infection it is due to the mucus which has backed up from the nose. You can help the problem by using salt water nose drops, a vaporizer, and bulb syringe to such up the mucus. Antibiotics such as Amoxil for the ear infection itself. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil for fever control. Warm baths when you see the temp riding rapidly or over 102 to try and prevent future seizuring. ...Read more

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Do adults get febrile seizures?

Do adults get febrile seizures?

No: By definition the upper age for febrile seizures is 7years. If an adult has a seizure with fever the illness causing lowered the threshold for seizure. You should speak with your doctor and see a neurologist ...Read more

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Fever 39, productive cough, congestion - 15 year old?

Fever 39, productive cough, congestion - 15 year old?

Time for a visit: The symptoms could mean anything from a flu to a sinus infection to a pneumonia. A physical exam and tests, which may include x-rays, would be appropriate.Blind treatment without an evaluation would be inappropriate.An office visit within 24 hrs would be ok. ...Read more

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M 4 yo son has fever, diarrhea, vomiting, congestion and cough. Hiked all day, 80 degrees out, worried about dehydration. Won't eat or drink much.

M 4 yo son has fever, diarrhea, vomiting, congestion and cough. Hiked all day, 80 degrees out, worried about dehydration. Won't eat or drink much.

Dehydration: If not eating or especially drinking much and if has less urine than normal, he might become dehydrated and potentially need IV fluids. Keep in mind that fever can lead to dehydration as well. The hiking shouldn't lead to fever or any of the other symptoms, unless heat stroke which shouldn't happen in 80 degree weather. Sounds like an infection. ...Read more

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Patient coughs, fever, malaise, chills. He's been desoriented, confused for several weeks. History of seizures and eyes reported. Cd4 count 50/mm3.?

Patient coughs, fever, malaise, chills. He's been desoriented, confused for several weeks. History of  seizures and eyes reported. Cd4 count 50/mm3.?

Infection possible: This patient needs to see his physician asap because he could be infected. Is he hiv+? Again please see physician urgently. ...Read more

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14mnth old was diagnosed with a viral illness stomach flu a week ago.Now he is coughing, diarrhea, fever, runny/stuffy nose, sweats, less appetite.

14mnth old was diagnosed with a viral illness stomach flu a week ago.Now he is coughing, diarrhea, fever, runny/stuffy nose, sweats, less appetite.

See below: Probably has a upper respiratory cold too which stacked on top of the viral stomach illness. Since, i don't have enough info here, i recommend for you to use your instincts, if he looks very sick, see your doc. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more