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Low Grade Fever Dry Cough
Abd pain started 10d ago in LUQ, CBC/CMP normal, treated w/ Toradol, better for 3days. Now the pain got worse and expanded to whole belly, radiating to back, constant nausea (vomitted once), low grade fever/chills, dry cough. What could this be?
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
A few days ago, I had two sharp sudden pains under my left breast in my rib cage. Since then, The same area has been achy and sometimes throbs when I lay on it, but not all the time. I've had a low grade fever and dry coughs. The achyness spread to my low
I had low grade fever for 2 days 2 months ago, and after it stopped I had mild dry cough on and off. About 6 days ago (April 15, 2014). ..?
Son had headache, low grade fever. Dr said likely viral. Now 3 days later, dry cough, has rash (no fever). Does this sound like virus running course?
I have low grade fever 99.1 highest 99.6, dry cough, post nasal drip, and sinus headache. Are antibiotics needed?
Not really: Most probably viral, rest, fluids, salt water gargles, saline nasal washes and pain killers, if no improvement or symptoms get worse, see your doctor for possible need for antibiotics or other prescription medications, good luck ...Read more
Dry cough for wk. Now low grade fever, loose cough, body aches, headache, eye pain, nausea, no appetite, congestion, .
Viral: It is most likely a viral infection and one can only treat the symptoms. If the symptoms are severe, you will need to see your doctor to get some cough suppression. Tylenol may help the body ache, nasal decongestant spray may be used for up to 5 days maximum. It usually takes 7-10 days to recover. ...Read more
My 4 yr old has low grade fever. Complaining of a pain on the right side of chest. Has an irritation in the throat. Relieves by Quick dry cough. Reason?
How long should I wait to go to the doctor with a persistent dry cough, sore throat, and low grade fever? It's been about a week.
I think this depends on what type of doctor. From your symptoms the odds are very high that this is a viral infection. Research studies show that antibiotics are likely to do more harm than good. However, herbs, homeopathic medicines and acupuncture may help so if your Dr. Offers these it would help to go. I advise trying Umcka, available at health food stores. See
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I have a dry cough, with no symptoms of a cold, but I fell like I have a low grade fever, and have some dizziness, plus my lungs and throat is sore f?
Coughing, stuffy nose, sore throat, hoarse voice, dry cough, bad headache, wake up at night coughing, low-grade fever, nausea, can't sleep?
Dry cough, chest pain, sore throat, stuffy nose, sneezing, headache, fatigue, nausea, low appetite, body aches all over, low grade fever.
Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu it is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. If there is no improvement or sore throat is severe or lasts longer than another week, or you are getting joint pain; see your pcp for evaluation. Hope it helps. ...Read more
After a workout, I have sore lungs, a cough, dry mouth, and a low grade fever. During the workout I don't have these symptoms, only after, reason?
Toddler has cough /low grade fever. He's in great spirits but cough seems like it's getting worse. Is it normal for cough to get worse before better?
My three year old has a cough and low grade fever just common cold or do I need to make an appointment with her dr? -
You decide: A general rule for this is based on the kids behavior. If they are taking feeds/fluids well;playing for periods during the day and sleeping well at night you can probably monitor it at home. If her feeds are off, she doesn't play and otherwise bothers you it is time for a visit. ...Read more
My kids 3 & 5 are both coughing & running low grade fever. What's the best medicine to help mostly with cough this without dr visit?
My 5 year old son has been sick on and off for a month now. In the last week he has developed a wet cough again and has ran a low grade fever off?
My 4 yr old had low grade fever & cough for 3 days. Now only cough the fever is gone but he has diearhha. Should he see a dr or let it pass it's course?
Is it safe to proceed with an Endoscopy procedure while I have cold induced laryngitis , cough and low grade fever?
Have had violent cough for a month, so violent it makes me cough. Have low grade fever. Go from hot to cold and back again. Have night sweats.
My 7 y.O has low grade fever and cough and headache that just started. I suspect it will get higher. At what temp should I take him to urgent care?
15 months old with low grade fever (100.9~ 101.9~ 102) for 6 days, cough and congestion, how can I make her feel better, and is this just a bad cold?
Secondary Symptoms: Children can have prolonged low-grade fever with self-limited viral illnesses like uri. More concerned if fever max increasing after day 4, new symptoms develop (ear pain, dysuria) or child is feeling worse after day 4. With viral dx, fever usually highest dy1-3 and trends down, highest late at night and early in morning. With increasing fever/new symptoms, dr evaluates for secondary sources. ...Read more
My neck is a little stiff, I cough, and have green snot, and a low grade fever, and my nose is stuffy. What could this be?
I have been sick for the past 3 weeks. I have no energy, my chest hurts when I cough, and low grade fever. What should I do?
See your doctor...: It has been way too long with those symptoms to just try to manage it at home. It could be a serious infection. See your doctor for exam and treatment as soon as possible. ...Read more
I have a cough for a week, low grade fever, and nausea for four days. I have asthma. How long should I wait to be seen? What could be causing this?
My 4 year old has a low grade fever and wet sounding cough since last night. No vomiting. Suggestions?
I have been sick my headache been for a week I now have a cough low grade fever and my right leg staying cold if I warm it my headache leaves why?
See a doctor: Having an isolated cold limb does not sound like a good thing and you should see a doctor as soon as possible because having a clot in the leg can be a cause of a low grade fever. If the clot is breaking and sending small clots to the lungs, it might explain the cough. See a doctor ASAP especially if you have leg discoloration or pain. ...Read more
How long should I wait to take 2 yo to dr with low grade fever:cough? Mild cold for few days first then low grade fever x 3 days. No trouble breathing
It depends: Your child should see a doctor if he has a fever over 101 for more than a couple of days, or if he is acting particularly sick, even when the fever is down. If you are worried, if your child is acting quite different than usual, it's better to get him checked by the doctor. If you get the fever down and your child is playful, eats or drinks, you may worry less. ...Read more