Kids Colds: When to see the doctor

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Colds raise two questions for parents: “What can I do to make my child more comfortable” and “When should I seek medical care for my child?” According to Temple pediatrician Stephen Aronoff, “Here’s what you should know: Fever control and hydration are the mainstays of therapy for healthy children with colds. Ear pain, persistence of symptoms beyond seven days or severe headache and fever should be evaluated by your child’s healthcare professional.”