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What causes fever and cough in a child?

we went to the doctor on thursday with my seven year old. she had low grade fevers and a cough and was complaining her chest hurt and her right side. Dr. said ears fine, sinuses fine, lungs fine, and sent us on our way. today 3 days into this her cough is worse and still running low grade fevers what do you think?
Mon, 23 Oct 2017
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Hi, welcome to HCM. Can understand your concerns. Fever and cough can occur in upper respiratory tract infection and viral flu infection. You need to get the child examined by a doctor. Take care.
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