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i am experiencing fever (better by: with fluids, rest) (worsened by: dehydration (fluid loss), exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) , f...

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Fever: How high do your fevers get? Are they higher than 100.5? If so, consult with us to determine cause and get the best treatment to stop them as high fevers are dangerous for the body.

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I read over exertion can lead to slight elevation of platelet due to dehydration. How come fasting for 12 hours doesn't affect platelet count result ?

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