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Reasons for low fever

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Chemotherapy can do : If he is still taking his chemotherapy drugs they are prone to cause low hemoglobin and low counts and infections causing fever. If he is not taking c ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Myeloma, treatment: 1) fever - may be from infection with risk from myeloma itself and therapy. Bortezomib (velcade) can increase risk of herpes zoster (shingles). 2) ane ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelvin White
32 years experience Family Medicine
Febrile illness: viral; hepatitis; inflammation; connective tissue disease; see provider for proper work up
A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Baker
20 years experience Family Medicine
Talk with a doc: The most common reason in this age group for a low grade fever (less than 100.4 C) is either a virus or teething. To make her more comfortable, you c ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Required exam and: blood/urine testing: cannot be diagnosed online.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Everett
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ok: Nothing in your results is out of the ordinary. Your doctor will treat the other symptoms appropriately but the results do not indicate anything to b ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear questions: Make sure that the child is well hydrated. You may give him water or an electrolyte solution like pedialyte of a combination of these. He should be dr ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
One possibility: would be sinusitis, another would be an upper respiratory infection. However, we can not diagnose you on the Health Education portion of Health Tap.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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Exercise asthma: Exercise-induced asthma is common at your age. Please see a lung doctor or internist. Get well.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satish Charo
20 years experience Pediatrics
Likely a virus: It's probably a virus, although pneumonia/bronchitis or other bacterial infection (sinus infection, strep throat) is not out of the question. Other po ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Immune assist: Organisms that invade your body causing illness, are best adapted to do so at normal body temperature. Fever develops to inhibit their growth and to ... Read More

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