Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

can antibiotics cause fever

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rarely but...: There is an uncommon reaction to drugs called drug fever. The mechanism is unknown. The fever usually goes away after the drug has been stopped.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Fever: Unusual, but killing of bacteria with release of their products into the circulation can produce fever. Commonly seen with syphilis or other diseases ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
33 yo: It would be highly unlikely for a 33yo being followed by a doctor and on antibiotics to die from an infection. Without knowing what infection you are ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 10-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Infection: strep infections take 7-10 days to be eradicated by antibiotics. Please wait 3 more days.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe.: Some SOB may be expected, but worsening SOB despite treatment is not expected and should prompt a review by your physician. You should call them and ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Admission : It's probably best you get admitted for a work up instead of just going to the ER. You could be bacteremic and not know since you leave the ER.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Tonsils: She may have tonsillar enlargement with no infection .If she had the full round of antibiotics and feels well i would do no more.
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
42 years experience Periodontics
A little time: Be patient to give time for the antibiotics to work. If no change in 24-48 hours call the doctor.
1
1 thank
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Rash neck pain: hello ~ this could be many things in a very wide differential diagnosis, but you are 30yo with head and neck pain and a rash I would advise that you g ... Read More
1
1 comment
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Harvey
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Not Chiari: In Chiari malformation, a small part of the cerebellum protrudes through the bottom opening of the skull called the foramen magnum into the cervical s ... Read More
4
4 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month