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I'm having dry cold with cough and mild fever also.. please advise me a treatment. thank you?

I'm having dry cold with cough and mild fever also..
please advise me a treatment. 
thank you?

OTC: You are likely having an upper respiratory tract infection that is caused by a virus. OTC symptomatic treatment is advised. If symptoms persist or high fevers, please see PCP ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more


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Persistant cough for about two week ald, getting worse. Mild fever running at 37.9-38.6 c what's the problem? And treatment? 16female

Persistant cough for about two week ald, getting worse. Mild fever running at 37.9-38.6 c what's the problem? And treatment?  16female

See your MD: It sounds like you have bronchitis or pneumonia. The persistant fever makes me worry about a bacterial, mycoplasma or chlamydophilia infection. See your doctor and get checked out. ...Read more

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9 weeks preg, been havin flu for 3 days. Still havin mild fever. Took only 1 panadol (acetaminophen) yesterday. Try natural remedy. If this cont', will harm my bb? Tq.

9 weeks preg, been havin flu for 3 days. Still havin mild fever. Took only 1 panadol (acetaminophen) yesterday. Try natural remedy. If this cont', will harm my bb? Tq.

Sx relief: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen.Rest! tell your OB doctor. ...Read more

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Hello Dr., I came home from work on Saturday and within an hour I had a mild fever 101 F. I also have a headache that hurts to move my eyes. Any idea?

Hello Dr., I came home from work on Saturday and within an hour I had a mild fever 101 F. I also have a headache that hurts to move my eyes. Any idea?

HA with eye movement: Pain with eye movement can occur with influenza, as well as worse infectious problems such as orbital cellulitis. I have even had one patient who complained of this symptom with strep throat and scarlet fever. If your symptoms worsen or do not improve, please see a physician ASAP. Most likely a viral syndrome, but best to be safe. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: mild fever?

Low grade fever: An oral temperature that is above 98.6° f (37° c) but lower than 100.4° f (38° c) for 24 hours. ...Read more

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Should you always give a child medicine to lower a mild fever?

Should you always give a child medicine to lower a mild fever?

No: In children, a fever (temperature above 100.4 f or 38 c) is usually an indication of an illness. Many doctors believe that fever is one of the ways the body fights off the infection. Fever activates the immune system and makes it harder for the infection to survive. My advice generally is to treat the child, not the fever. If he feels bad, treat. If not, don't. See a doctor if the fever persists. ...Read more

Dr. Roberto Estrada
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Mild Fever (Definition)

An oral temperature that is above 98.6° f (37° c) but lower than 100.4° f (38° ...Read more