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what could cause recurring fevers?

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Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
Infectious Disease 31 years experience
Many causes: Infections like malaria and relapsing fever, tumors, auto immune diseases are among a long list of causes.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

Do suppositories work for fevers of 103 temp?

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Dr. Sean O Donovan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 34 years experience
Some do: Acetominophen and Ibuprofen containg suppositories will help reduce a fever, while those used for constipation will not. Your pharmacist can suggest some if you are in doubt about what you are using.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Is there any way to quickly cure fevers?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) works quickly and safely when used as directed.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What are fevers and what causes them?

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Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
Infectious Disease 31 years experience
Reaction: Fever is an abnormal elevation of the body temperature. Most of the time it is caused by an infection of some sort but there are many non-infectious causes as well. In response to certain chemicals in the blood, the brain resets the temperature of the body to a higher level, constricts the blood vessels in the skin and directs the muscles to twitch causing chills. This produces heat
A 42-year-old member asked:

Why do people frequently get fevers after school?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
???: I wasn't aware that they did!
A 32-year-old member asked:

What causes recurring evening fevers?

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Dr. Keshab Paudel
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
There are many: There are many causes of night or evening sweats including but not limited to medications, tb, lymphoma, cancers , infections and metabolic conditions etc. Please discuss with your doctor.

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