South Park, PA
A 36-year-old male asked:
Been fighting a fever of about 104 for 3 days. er doesn't have any ideas. motrin helps for a few hours percocet makes it worse. any ideas?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
See a doctor: A fever of 104 requires medical attention. What tests did er do? They need to do cultures, xrays etc. It could be a bacterial infection which requires antibiotics. Fever that high in an adult can do harm, including causing seizures. If you have a serious infection, it could be causing damage while you are not being treated. See your doctor now or go to a different urgent care/emergency dept.
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