Dry cough and runny nose cause fever?

Not really. I would say that dry cough and runny nose can be associated with fever in the context of an infection (common cold), but cough and runny nose do not actually cause the fever.

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My three year old daughter has had a persistent dry cough and minimal runny nose without a fever.

Possible allergies. If your daughter is having recurrent symptoms with out fevers and signs of acute infection she is most likely having recurrent allergic symptoms. I would rec using saline nose drops for nasal hygiene. Take some loratidine otc, and look for signs of improvement. If nothing changes in 3-4 weeks then talk to your pediatrician. Read more...

18 month old boy with a wet to dry cough no fever and not much of a runny nose struggling to sleep what could it be have a history of bronchiolitis.?

Reactive airway. Possible early asthma like symptoms where the baby airways ate spasming cause him to cough or even wheeze. For children, coughing is what they do verses frank wheezing. Cough variant asthma or reactive airway dz. see you pediatrician since he has had bronchitis in the past. Read more...

7 week old has a dry cough off and on all day. No fever, no runny nose. Should I be concerned? Pertussis has me freaked out

No. No need to be concerned, pertussis very unlikely at this age, your baby has still got passive immunity from you, reflux can cause the dry cough, try not to overfeed, prop your baby up or at least 30 degrees while feeding, raise the head of the bed , keep clearing the nose with saline, if no improvement check with your pediatrician. Read more...
Yes/no. The first months are troubled by narrow nasal passages & exposure to dust, fragrences, smoke & other irritants.Baby tries to flush these out of the nose with mucous but this often ends as congestion & produces rattling with breathing. The best rx is washing out the nose with saline & suctioning the remainder. Eliminate irritants from babies environment & this will happen less. Read more...

My 18 month old son keeps getting a fever as soon as Panadol (acetaminophen) wears off its been 3 days he has a dry cough no runny nose dr said there was no infection?

Further workup d5. If your son is still having a fever of 101 degrees F or more for five days, I would suggest a further workup to include a CBC, diff, plts, CRP. Sometimes the findings of pneumonia may be very subtle and a chest radiograph may provide more information. Most likely he has a viral illness which will resolve in the next couple of days. Read more...
Need more info... Fever that persists in a child should be re-evaluated in person by a Pediatrician or at Urgent Care or ED. The source of the fever sounds like it is in the lungs given the cough. It could simply be a virus, but I cannot exclude bacterial causes such as pneumonia without an exam. Fever with the symptoms you describe is certainly evidence of an infection. Viral or bacterial. Read more...

My 18 month old son keeps getting a fever as soon as Panadol (acetaminophen) wears off its been 3 days he has a dry cough no runny nose dr said there was no infection?

Cold. this whole thing could be cold that resolves in 3-5 days. If no vomiting, breathing difficulty or rash, it ok to watch it if he is drinking ok . Read more...
Cough. how high is the fever in todays day and age temp above 100.4 is considered as fever, anything below that the recommendation is not to give any medication. Read more...

I have a cold (sneezing, runny nose, dry cough). No fever, but feel unusually weak and shaky. Feel viral but not actual pain. Probably not flu?

See your doctor. This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. Read more...

I have runny nose, constant sneezing, congestion, loss of voice, fatigue, coughing 50/50 wet dry cough, with no fever. Whats wrong with me?

Probably allergies. Above symptoms mostly seen as a result of allergies , tobacco might be adding factor , dangerous. Go see an allergist, til then take delsym, (dextromethorphan) quit smoking, steam inhalationwith ponaris oil, , oil OB oregano 2caps, twice a day, diffuse, tee tree oil for 2 hrs a day. Read more...

My 18 month old son keeps getting a fever it did go away for a day and back again dry cough no runny nose dr said he had no ear/throat infec what isit?

Fever. how high is the fever, you may need to get a complete blood count, chest x-ray and urine test done, upper respiratory infections do cause fever and treatment remains symptomatic. Complete blood count can point towards bacterial or viral infection. Read more...