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Fever may be a good thing. It helps the body fight off infection by suppressing the growth of bacteria and viruses and activating the immune system...
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There can be many causes for a baby’s fever. Dehydration is one. Or the infant might be over-bundled with clothes in a relatively warm environment...
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There are no viruses or bacteria that only cause bronchitis. Any of the hundreds of respiratory organisms can do. Most cases (nearly all) of...
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Yes, those medications are compatible, but Mucinex DM may not quiet his cough as much as you think.  The "DM" part is...
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Fever refers to an elevation in body temperature. Technically, any body temperature above the normal oral measurement of 98.6 F (37 C) or the normal...
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Generally, if the fever does not cause discomfort, the fever itself need not be treated. It is not necessary to awaken an adult or child to treat a...
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Remember that any fever in a newborn infant (under 3 months of age) needs prompt medical attention, because at that age it’s hard to tell when a...
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Unfortunately, it is possible to get the flu even if you had the flu shot. The effectiveness of the shot depends mainly on two things: the health of...
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i would suggest tylenol and mucinex, drink lots of water to thin out the mucus, the tylenol will help with the other symptoms 
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Yes, that is the best course. Actually, that is the ONLY course that can be taken since viral infections do not respond to antibiotics.Fever is...
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An otherwise healthy person who gets the flu will usually improve over two to five days. In some people that tired feeling may last for one week or...
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I'd recommend seeing your physician, since pain of this type can be indicative of many different organ issues, including but not limited to...
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Fever is the body’s natural response to fighting off infection or inflammation. Fever is most prevalent as a response in the younger crowd. The older...
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Yes. You should be concerned. Bubbling or gurgling sounds in the chest from coughing could be rales, a sign of pneumonia. There can be other causes...
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A bright, yellow nasal discharge does not automatically mean "sinusitis" or even indicate a bacterial infection. Mucous can become yellow...
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