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How to get a fever

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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
NSAIDs or tylenol (acetaminophen): Acetaminophen and non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs such as Ibuprofen or Naproxen are great for this . They may even be used in combination. The ... Read More
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Dr. Ashwin Patel
41 years experience Urgent Care
No need for fever: I hope that I am understanding your question correctly. Why do you need fever? Fever usually is not a good sign it indicates that you have some healt ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
NSAIDs or tylenol (acetaminophen): Acetaminophen and non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs such as Ibuprofen or Naproxen are great for this . They may even be used in combination. The ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Tincture of time: Lesions run their course over about 5 days or so. Early treatment with antivirals can shorten the course. Some docs use laser therapy which may also ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Seeking Help: There is no way that causing a fever in yourself is healthy. The body is a marvelous organism that needs to keep a certain temperature to keep all of ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Common: One can get a fever in minutes once they are ill.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Eating toothpaste: Eating toothpaste may give you an upset stomach and cause you to throw up, but will not cause a high fever. Anything you intentionally do to give you ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: If you only have a low grade fever without other signs or symptoms of disease, you could either work while it persists, or if bothersome take either A ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
Pallative Measures: What most people call a fever blister is herpes simplex i - a virus that has to run it's course of 7-14 days. Your dentist or md can give you meds. To ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
22 years experience Dermatology
Intra-oral or lip?: My patients often use "fever blister" for all ulcers or erosions that occur in the mouth or on the lips. They are different. On the lips are typical ... Read More

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