High temperature and Runny nose

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis is a common lower respiratory tract infection that affects babies and young children under a year old.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheeze (noise on breathing out)
  • Fast or shallow breathing
  • Runny nose
  • Blocked nose

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Bronchiolitis.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Croup

Croup is a childhood condition that affects the windpipe (trachea), the airways to the lungs (the bronchi) and the voice box (larynx).


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Barking cough
  • Blocked nose
  • Runny nose
  • Shortness of breath
  • High temperature

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Croup.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Diphtheria

Diphtheria is a contagious bacterial infection that mainly affects the nose and throat.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • High temperature
  • Sore throat
  • White spots on tonsils
  • Shivering or rigors
  • Difficulty speaking

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Diphtheria.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Fifth Disease

Slapped cheek syndrome (also known as “fifth disease”) is a type of viral infection that is most common in children, although it can affect anyone of any age.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Skin rash
  • High temperature
  • Blocked nose
  • Skin rash on cheeks and nose
  • Runny nose

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Fifth Disease.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Measles

Measles is a highly infectious viral illness that can be very unpleasant and sometimes lead to serious complications.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • White spots inside cheeks
  • Skin rash
  • Runny nose
  • Loss of appetite
  • High temperature

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Measles.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Roseola

Roseola is a common, usually mild, viral infection that affects babies and toddlers.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • High temperature
  • Runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Blocked nose
  • Skin rash

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Roseola.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Whooping cough

Whooping cough is a highly contagious bacterial infection of the lungs and airways.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Strong episodes of coughing
  • High temperature
  • Runny nose
  • Vomiting
  • Dry cough

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Whooping cough.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.