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Should I see a specialist for cough and fever, or can my regular doctor take care of it?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Family doctor...

Begin by seeing your family doctor since he/she may be able to diagnose and treat you without a specialist.
Your family doctor can also refer you to a specialist if needed.Cough and fever may be due to something as simple as a cold so see your family doctor first!

In brief: Family doctor...

Begin by seeing your family doctor since he/she may be able to diagnose and treat you without a specialist.
Your family doctor can also refer you to a specialist if needed.Cough and fever may be due to something as simple as a cold so see your family doctor first!
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Regular

Cough and fever are very common and should usually be addressed by your regular doctor. Seeing your regular doctor first is important for non-emergent issues so they can oversee your care and help make the decision when a specialist is needed.

In brief: Regular

Cough and fever are very common and should usually be addressed by your regular doctor. Seeing your regular doctor first is important for non-emergent issues so they can oversee your care and help make the decision when a specialist is needed.
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
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