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Can bronchitis cause fever

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Teresa Pliskowski
17 years experience Family Medicine
No need to worry: Those things can absolutely cause ESR to go up. That is not a specific test, it is a general measure of inflammation in the body. I would not worry ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Sed rate: Is a non-specific indicator of inflmmation and/or infection. It seems likely that it was the response to your previous infection.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Fever: Fever of 100 needs workup. More so if fever persists. Bronchitis may or may not be the cause. A thorough physical examination, xray and blood test are ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Yes, ESR can go up: with any inflammatory or infectious disorder, usually chronic. If all other tests are normal and your symptoms are completely resolved, I agree with ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
44 years experience Pulmonology
Not really: Prabably the antibiotic you are taking doesnot cover the bacteria causing bronchitis.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: It depends on the organism. Fever can last from a few days to a few weeks.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See doctor: Bronchitis is almost always a viral infection, although children can have pertussis (whooping cough). Fever may occur with this. If, however, the fe ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Can happen: Laryngitis from infection is usually a viral illness which may be followed by a head cold or bronchitis with another fever. However I would be concern ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
No: Reye's syndrome is most often seen in children ages 4 - 13. See your PCP for bronchitis diagnosis and treatment. Take care.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly...: The bronchitis could be due to a bacterial infection, especially with the fever. You may need antibiotics to treat this so if you are not on antibioti ... Read More
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