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Child has nasal congestion. Had fever. Will it clear up on its own?

My 3 yr old has had nasal congestion for 1 wk ( mucus is clear/Tried steam, benadryl , saline drops with no relief) On Day 1, Day 4 and Day 7 she had a fever up to 102 degrees between 9pm and 4am only (Used fever reducer) The rest of the time she has no fever or pains and only complains of a sicky nose and acts normally. Should I be worried or will this clear up on its own?
Asked On : Sat, 23 Feb 2013
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Thank you for your query.
Hope this answers your query.
Your child has a viral infection.
Please give him a nasal decongestant 4 times daily for 5 days and paracetamol if temperature is above 100F. No other medications are required.
She will be Ok in 5 days.
If you have any other queries kindly direct them to me.
Wishing your child a speedy recovery.
Have a nice day.
Answered: Sat, 23 Feb 2013
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