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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Think infection.: Infections cause fevers, of course. And not all infections will raise the WBC count.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: Fever and elevated heart rate could be any infectious or inflammatory state, those findings are not specific. Flu is just one of the causes.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Vaginal yeast: Fever doesn't cause yeast. However, if you're taking an antibiotic for the infection causing fever, that might trigger a yeast infection. If under tre ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul SHETH
18 years experience Pediatrics
Now: If your 7 week old has a temperature above 100.4 f for more than 5 days you need to take him to your doctors office today for a "sick visit".
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
See a doctor: It is best to follow up with your doctor, instead of using the emergency room for a 5 day illness. You doctor can get the answers you need and the tr ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
50 years experience Pediatrics
See pediatrician: It is not unusual for a cough to linger after a viral upper respiratory infection. But if the fever is back, it could be a new viral infection or it c ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Fever for Five Days?: I am sorry, but have you not been to your family doctor this week? Five days of fever and confusion means something urgent. If you are still confused ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Paediatrician: The paed in our area is doing telephonic consults with a disclaimer. Access one of these ? Or use a casualty but be very very aware of this danger of ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Fever leg pain: Bring him to his pediatrician to be evaluated. It could just be a viral infection or if bacterial - bone , muscle, skin, arterial and vein infection. ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Likely not though: it depends on the virus. If it were influenza, you can bet that she is still contagious. And there is really very little you can do for your baby at ... Read More
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