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My family has had a cough for over 3 weeks not going away came with slight fever at first.it's a deep chest cough with phlegm.worried bout my kids?

My family has had a cough for over 3 weeks not going away came with slight fever at first.it's a deep chest cough with phlegm.worried bout my kids?

Cough: if your family has a cough for three weeks, you need to see you doctor. The problem could be related to whooping cough, mycoplasma infection or asthma that needs special attention to ...Read more

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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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I have a 8 month old and shes coughing a lot mainly when she sleeping she doesn't have a fever or anything what might be the reason bout a week now.

I  have a 8 month old and shes coughing a lot mainly when she sleeping she doesn't have  a fever or anything what might be the reason bout a week now.

Nasty Cough: Any child above the age of six months that has had continuous symptoms for more than three days definitely needs to see their pediatrician! under the age of six months even sooner. Bronchiolitis, flu, allergies and even foreign body aspiration could be going on. Make an appointment to see your pediatrician asap! ...Read more

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Treating a Fever (Checklist)

Don't panic! Most fever is uncomfortable, but harmless.
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Take the appropriate dose of acetaminophen or ibuprofen
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Try cool compresses -- they may be soothing
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See your doc if fever is greater than 102 for more than 2 days
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Been sick bout 5 days started out pain around eyes that's gone now have slight fever 99.3 - 100.0 comes and go more arlt night with night sweats?

See PCP and eye doc: May be a virus that has caused sinus pressure which can refer pain to the eyes. Need to get your eye pressure checked too. ...Read more

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Treating a Fever (Checklist)

Take an anti-pyretic like Tylenol or Paracetamol regularly
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Use a cold compress
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Treat the source of infection
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I've had very bad running nose cough but no fever or any other sysptoms went to ER doc said lungs sound good should I b worried bout anything serous?

I've had very bad running nose cough but no fever or any other sysptoms went to ER doc said lungs sound good should I b worried bout anything serous?

Possible allergies: Clear runny nose and cough are very common symptoms of allergies. If there is associated sneezing, itchy nose, itchy/watery eyes, then consider seeing an allergist for confirmation and treatment. Cough is also a common symptom of asthma. Asthma and allergies frequently coexist. ...Read more

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What could cause reoccurring fevers with no other symptoms?

What could cause reoccurring fevers with no other symptoms?

Periodic fevers: There are conditions where a fever may occur on a regular basis time wise-called periodic fever syndromes.These are complicated and you should discuss these with the pediatrician. ...Read more

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Treating a Fever (Checklist)

Infants & children with fever must see a Doctor immediately.
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Avoid Aspirin-containing products in children & adolescents
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I have reoccuring coughs and fever but mostly coughs.I work in a call center.What can I do to minimize this?

I have reoccuring coughs and fever but mostly coughs.I work in a call center.What can I do to minimize this?

Throat lozenges: You're in a tough position! your livlihood depends upon your voice. Try throat lozenges, drink plenty of liquids like tea with honey. Rest your voice when you're not at work. If you have a lot of nasal discharge, you could try a decongestant or a sinus wash. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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