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Does pneumonia cause fever

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Chemicals: Infections cause the release of chemicals ( interleukins) from white cells. These chemicals are extremely potent and mediate a variety of host respon ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
2 year old: Hopefully this baby is being seen by a pediatrician or your family doctor. If not sure what is going on take them back and let them be seen again. Alw ... Read More
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Workup and treatment: The two infections may be unrelated in their underlying cause or caused by the same infection. Infection called sepsis is of concern at this age, and ... Read More
A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: If he had one seizure each time he was ill and has been well and seizure free between illnesses he likely does not have epilepsy but rather febrile se ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Infection...: You have infection in your respiratory tract....most probably in lungs .Need antibiotic and expectorant....Chest Xray. Blood count. Pneumonia shot onl ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Yes see a doctor: Yes it can see a doctor I am concern about the black phlegm go and see a doctor you need proper evaluation by a physician good luck.
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A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Many issues: In deference to urban myth, fever does not cause developmental delays. Fever is a normal body response & those with good immune systems use it as need ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Prob viral: Low grade fever with body aches and chills are likely viral. Neurontin (gabapentin) certainly won't make pneumonia more likely. Drink plenty of fluids ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Lag effect: Most important fact is the way you feel..remember that. Xray and CT scans can lag behind the way you clinical present and feel by a day or two.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
10 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes: If infection persists in lung and heart it may cause fever, but after antibiotic treatment fever may not be present in all the patients.
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