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A 29-year-old female asked:

for a few days before period, i always have a temp 99. what happens if i get a cold with a fever during that time? would the temp be above 99?

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Dr. Vijay Karia
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Fever: Yes, with fever, your temperature could rise above 99 degrees F.

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A 22-year-old female asked:

Why is my fever only in the middle of the night.But in the day im as gd as a healthy person?

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