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A 59-year-old male asked:

Reason for high fever in interstitial lung disease patients?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
Pneumonia: High fever is suggestive of pneumonia needs work up for fever.
Dr. Ibrahim Faruqi
Pulmonary Critical Care 21 years experience
Multiple: Infection should be ruled out first. If you are having repeated fevers, without infections, which resolve without any intervention an autoimmune cause of ild should be looked into.

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Last updated Aug 8, 2018

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