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A 35-year-old female asked about a male:

Fever for 3-5 days without any symptoms for a 6 year old boy almost every month . what could be the reason ?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Fever: You child may have periodic febrile syndrome or familial meditranean syndrome common in middle eastern subjects which is caused by a genetic defect. Further study is necessary.
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
Pediatrics 42 years experience
FEVER: Keep temperature chart. Check with his pediatrician during a febrile episode for a detailed history about type, pattern, duration, relief of fever, etc; a complete physical exam. His pediatrician might ask for some labs done during the febrile episode.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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