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My 5 yrs kid has fever 5 days now around 38.5 during day and 39.2 during night.she has flu symptoms cough runny nose weekness.should be concerned.

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In brief: Persistent fever

Fever lasting more than 5 days should be checked by physician in person.
The prolonged fever may be due to secondary bacterial infection- infection occurirng after viral infection.

In brief: Persistent fever

Fever lasting more than 5 days should be checked by physician in person.
The prolonged fever may be due to secondary bacterial infection- infection occurirng after viral infection.
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