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Londonderry, NH
A 30-year-old female asked:

Adult temp of 101.4. other day fever free however all last week had a temp. on antibiotics. is it normal to get a high temp again like this?

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Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
You may need to: get back to the healthcare provider that treated you initially if the fever is increasing back up or persistent. Sometimes fever can occur due to a viral infection that the antibiotics (which are used to treat bacterial infections) cannot touch. Or it may be a sign that the original bacterial infection is resistant to the antibiotic that you are taking.

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