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How many calories does a fever burn

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tyson
Addiction Medicine 28 years experience
Can do: Just the burn causes an inflammation that can result in fever, but more worrisome is the potential that the burn becomes infected, and this could caus... Read More
Dr. Ralph Rosato
Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Yes they can: You can have a fever after burns but i would be concerned about infection. If the burns are getting more painful you may be getting an infection. It w... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
34 years experience
Burning up, no fever: I would suggest checking your thermometer for accuracy, perhaps measuring your temperature rectally. Sometimes oral and aural thermometers are not ac... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Go see your doc: If you are taking Cipro (ciprofloxacin) already, you should go back to see your doc. I doubt that you are allergic, but something else needs to be lo... Read More
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See below: See your doctor when these symptoms are present. He/she should evaluate you for unusual conditions like atypical angina.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Bad headaches:: If you have a headache worse than any one that you have ever had before, you need to go to the ER. If these headaches happen frequently, you need to ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 20 years experience
Hmmm: Could be kidney or gallstones. If the pain is severe urgent assessment at the Emergency Room is indicated. Otherwise if tolerable follow up with your ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 55 years experience
METABOLISM: Perhaps he has a heavy meal and later played a lot . He must be burning calories after over exertion that is why he feels hot !
A female asked:
Dr. Alexander Blinski
Family Medicine 16 years experience
I would say likely: Likely unrelated, but the acid in a battery could have caused oral damage to the mouth (temporarily) that could make the child uncomfortable and crank... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Avg nml 98.6: Body temperature will have normal variations and fluctuations in people and one persons nml may be a little higher than the average 98.6. A fever is ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics 40 years experience
Irritable: The only way to know what's wrong with him, is to have him seen. Especially if he is that irritable.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Flush: Could be a flush reaction secondary to sun exposure.