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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What causes low grade fever along with chest tightness and cough?

Hello, my 16 year old daughter is experiencing the following symptoms, which started 4 days ago: Day 1 - Lower grade fever, chest tightness, throat irritation, rosy cheeks, cough Day 2 - Worsening Cough, Fatigue, Nasal Congestion Yellow in color, Heavy chest. Day 3 - Nasal Congestion, Loss of Taste, Dry Cough Day 4 - Trip to Doctors Office, Negative Chest X-ray, Very Red & Hot to Touch Cheeks without fever. She does have seasonal allergies - moderate. Please help us! Jennifer, worried Mama!
Thu, 28 Jun 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Don't worry so much. It seems like an viral situation of the upper airways. Usually only symptomatics are indicated.

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