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Sedalia, MO
A 39-year-old female asked:

Could gallbladder disease cause low grade fevers over a couple months? highest has been 99.7

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Barry Cohen
35 years experience
Yes: Chronic cholycystitis can cause a low grade fever, but unlikely if there are no other abdominal symptoims.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Unlikely: Acute cholecystitis is an illness that resembles acute appendicitis, which doesn't last 2 months. Cholangitis, an inflammation of the biliary ducts, is another febrile illness but with a more malignant course not lasting 2 months either. I suspect another cause for your subfebrile illness.
Last updated Sep 9, 2013


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