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Fever and cough in 2 year old

So my 2 year old son has a fever of around 102.4 and a cough and some nasal congestion but no runny nose. We took him to the ER the other night when we took his temp and it said 103.7. We go there and the nurse took his temp and it was really 102.4 They gave him Tylenol and took a Flu test and took X rays to check his lungs. Well the Flu test was negative and he shows no sins of pneumonia so they released him. He does perk up when given fever meds. Should I be overly worried? Or is it just a typical URI?
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replied December 23rd, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.

It looks like a simple respiratory tract infection. Continue with the prescribed medicines ,do cold sponging during fever episode.
Hopefully he will recover within couple of days.
Check signs of severity like cynosis ,difficulty breathing or ribs retraction.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit
Dr Khalil
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