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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
47 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Cause of fevers.: Most common cause is infections.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience in Infectious Disease
Many causes: Infections like malaria and relapsing fever, tumors, auto immune diseases are among a long list of causes.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience in Internal Medicine
There are many: There are many causes of night or evening sweats including but not limited to medications, tb, lymphoma, cancers , infections and metabolic condition ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
A symptom: Fever is a symptom. Usually indicative of infection. Doesn't necessarily need to be treated. You will feel better if you do. A response to toxins ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
100.4 degrees or mor: Less is within daily variation.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
About fevers...: For minor illnesses like a cold, fever and aches go away by themselves. Most people use drugs like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin (ibuprofen) for r ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
MANY POSSIBILITIES: The cause of your fever should be evaluated for proper diagnosis.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Use thermometer: Sometimes it is difficult to tell if you have a fever (sometimes it is obvious). If a person is unclear, there are many good thermometers available at ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
And?: Ok, and? What would you like to know. Fever is a very vague term - how high, what are your other symptoms. How did it start?
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
About fevers...: For minor illnesses like a cold, fever and aches go away by themselves. Most people use over-the-counter drugs like Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, o ... Read More

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