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What causes a child to become sick literally all of a sudden?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: PATTERN OF ILLNESS
Many childhood illnesses go through an incubation phase.
The germs they were exposed to are replicating in their system, but few if any signs are evident. When the germ load reaches a certain point, the germ itself (virus) or chemicals generated by germs enter the blood and fever rises and other signs are seen. Many are not as aware of their body or verbal enough to tell you early when ill.

In brief: PATTERN OF ILLNESS
Many childhood illnesses go through an incubation phase.
The germs they were exposed to are replicating in their system, but few if any signs are evident. When the germ load reaches a certain point, the germ itself (virus) or chemicals generated by germs enter the blood and fever rises and other signs are seen. Many are not as aware of their body or verbal enough to tell you early when ill.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Garron Miller
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See below
Any virus or bacteria, if very ill , you should be seen by a dr.

In brief: See below
Any virus or bacteria, if very ill , you should be seen by a dr.
Dr. Garron Miller
Dr. Garron Miller
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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
It is often a virus, but occasionally it is a severe and dangerous issue, so i would have them immediately checked out if you are not sure.

In brief: Depends
It is often a virus, but occasionally it is a severe and dangerous issue, so i would have them immediately checked out if you are not sure.
Dr. George Valdez
Dr. George Valdez
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