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Sore throat fever headache flu like severe body aches every other week for five months. lil high ketones strep negative mono negative all blood fine.

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Unexplained fever: Fever rarely lasts longer than a month, and this (if you've measured it accurately) puts you in the category of fever of unknown origin, which is mostly due to chronic diseases. Some considerations include: chronic infection (eg cmv, toxoplasmosis, mono), autoimmune disorders like lupus or vasculitis, cancer, leukemia, and very rare infections like histoplasmosis, coccidioidomycosis, q fever, etc.
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