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Can allergy to pets cause low grade fever?

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Posted on Tue, 15 May 2018 in Asthma and Allergy
Question: my son's (4) mother recently got a dog he seems to get sick everytime he's there I'm thinking he may be allergic my question is can he run a low grade fever from allergies
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Answered by Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal 20 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Pet allergy

Detailed Answer:
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic and thanks for putting up the query
Chronic allergy can lead to nasal congestion which can cause fever too which is usually low grade.
Give the child tablet levocetrizine 5 mg once daily for allergy.
Separate the child from the pet.
Measure the fever with a thermometer. If the fever persists, get the child examined by a paediatrician.
Any further questions are always welcome.
All the medicines I have prescribed will be available only on prescription.
Thanks and regards
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