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A 23-year-old female asked:

I started taking penicillin last night for a strep infection i didn't know i had. today i have a temp of 99.3 .was 98.6 earlier.are they connected?

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Dr. Anil Nasta
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Strep: Hello, the numbers you are describing are not considered a fever. In general 100.4 and greater is considered a fever. The number you are describing is a normal variation of day to day temperatures. If you are feeling ill or are not improving please get checked out.

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Last updated Sep 10, 2017

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