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Fever And Coughing In Child For One Week
My 2.5 year old daughter has had a runny nose for two days and now a cough and grunting when breathing. Also low fever. Should i take her to the dr?.
Best thing : To do is take her to her doctor. The grunting is a bit concerning ...Read more
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
My 6 year old daughter has had a cold for two weeks and she coughs up mucus and she has had a high fever up to at least 104 and chills. Cold or flu?
My one year old has had a congested nose for 7 weeks now and a cough that only appears when he wakes up in the morning.No fever or any other symptoms?
Possibly allergies..: From your description, your child's problem could be a result of allergies. The cough upon awakening can be a result of mucus that has dripped down her throat during the night and is being cleared in the morning. An evaluation by your child's 'pediatrician should help clear up the cause and direct proper treatment. ...Read more
Been coughing for two days now having colds and fever already, taken paracetamol and steam my body is that ok?
Good way to start: You obviously have a viral illness and what you are doing is a good way to start. Stay well hydrated and treat yourself symptomatically. Within a few days you should start feeling better. ...Read more
Toddler son had fever of 102 for a day and runny noise.Three days later i get mild fever and throwing up a few times.Can this be the same virus?
Coughing up blood in my phlegm a week after being impatient in the hospital for four days for pneumonia not coughing freq. Just pain with breathing?
My 17 months old last week was running a fever and had diarrhea and this week she has a bad cough and runny and a fever. She is also very fussy?
My 10 month old been coughing and having a mild fever on and off for the past couple months now. I've given her acetaminophen to help reduce the fever, stuffy runny nose and coughing that she has. It helps with the fever but not much for the coughing and
My 2 year old son has a fever of 38.4 after paracetamol and ibuprofen more than an hour ago. Has a cough for a couple of days and now vomiting as well?
My 2.5 yr old has croup a month ago. Now fine but coughs a bit in morning and at night every day. Not a croup cough. No other symptoms. See doctor?
Yes,I would: Recommend seeing his pediatrician to have his ears, lungs & nose checked. Then they can properly diagnose the cause & treat if necessary. ...Read more
My 5 yo dtr is experiencing a runny nose and cough . This is reoccurant just about every month for at least two times a month. The duration iis about a week and a half. At times their is a fever . Should I check her for allergies or asthma? What could
Yes: Uncontrolled asthma and allergies predispose to recurrent upper respiratory infections, and vice versa, plus the symptoms may be very similar. Sometimes, this can be solved with just avoidance of triggers - exposure to something at home or school. Immune deficiency, of which there are many different kinds, is another possibility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 9 month old son has a cold .He had a fever at first and now the past few days has a horrible runny nose and cough. Should i take him to the doctors?
Not Necessarily: Fever is your body's attempt to defend itself against an immune system attack. As long as your child is eating, making urine, looking well and carrying on his normal functions do not worry. On the other hand, if he is lethargic, vomiting, not eating this is the time to bring him to the er see less. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 8 year old daughter has been suffering with a headache, fever, sore throat and swelling/pain at the roof of her mouth for two days. Flu?
Influenza: Symptoms of influenza can vary from case to case and other viruses produce a similar clinical picture. Must isolate virus or do serologic testing to prove presence of influenza. Your daughter should be seen by a pediatrician to be sure the painful swelling on her palate is nothing serious. Headache, fever and sore throat may be strep and she can be examined for this and treated if necessary. ...Read more
5 yr old daughter with fever and cough for four days only at night time. Is physicians care need or is it presumed viral and to run it's course?
Pease of mind: It may be viral, but it could be bacterial. Have peace of mind by taking her in for a doctors visit. ...Read more
13 month old has been sick for a few days, and is now running a temperature of 39.6. Should we go to emergency?
High Temperature: Yes if you can not get to babies pediatrician than it will be ok to take the baby to emergency department other option is to call your pediatrician. ...Read more
I've had cold symptoms and low grade fever for the past four days. The fever reached 101 twice. I developed a cough with dark yellow phlegm. Is th?
Fever: Most infections of fever and cough of 4 days duration are viral and can be treated with most over the counter medications unless you are getting worse. In this case consider seeing a doctor to start antibiotics. Mucinex DM, Tylenol (acetaminophen) and other cough and cold medications (Dayquil or Nyquil) can help with symptoms while your body fights the viral infection. ...Read more
Has a fever of 40C, runny nose and a cough. No pain, headache or rashes. Fever has lasted for 3 days. Should he go to the dr?
Child has been coughing the last few days but just woke up tonight at 2am with a fever (101.3) and a headache. Infection? Should the hdache concern me
Possibly her sinuses: Together with upper respiratory infection. Sinus congestion/infection would be the cause for the cough and for the headache. If she is otherwise fine, try a fever reducer/pain-killer for now, and get her to see her doctor next morning, if no improvement, please go to ER/urgent care, wish you both wellness ...Read more
My five year old daughter has had a cough and fever for four days now, but only at night time. Should she a physician or allow to run it's course?
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