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My four-year-old is on day 4 of a fever. Was mild at first with sore throat and now chest congestion. Took her to doc on day 2 to rule out strep and ear infection. But today her fever spiked and now she says her legs hurt and refuses to walk anywhere. Sho

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Dr. Alan Levine
Pediatrics
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In brief: See her doctor

Sounds like this could be a viral infection, but with new symptoms developing your child should urgently be re-evaluated by her doctor.

In brief: See her doctor

Sounds like this could be a viral infection, but with new symptoms developing your child should urgently be re-evaluated by her doctor.
Dr. Alan Levine
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Dr. Bonnie Bock
This needs an urgent call to your pediatrician or visit to an emergency room.If her joints hurt and she will not walk, this may be a very serious health problem
Dr. Eric Bluman
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle

In brief: Get checked out soon

This may have developed into a joint infection or a more centralized infection.
I would call your pediatrician tonight and if they canot be reached go be seen at the local emergency department..

In brief: Get checked out soon

This may have developed into a joint infection or a more centralized infection.
I would call your pediatrician tonight and if they canot be reached go be seen at the local emergency department..
Dr. Eric Bluman
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