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what kind of infection caused a low temperature?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many: but a viral infection tops the list.
Answered on Mar 13, 2020
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Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends on the functionality of your immune system, stress hormone levels, age, sex, weight, other medical issues and other drugs in body.
Aug 30, 2017
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Any infection: Some individuals do not mound a good immune response to infections so they do not get a rise in temperature. It is just as concerning to start getting a low temperature with chills. In the hospital nurses start warm IVs to return the temperature. As you die the temperature falls. See a doctor to get treatment before it becomes life threatening.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019

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