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What is the fever temperature range in acute retroviral syndrome?

What is the fever temperature range in acute retroviral syndrome?

See reference : Acute retroviral syndrome immunopaedia.Org.Za/index.Php?Id=475 acute retroviral syndrome is the effect of an immune response to a primary infection of hiv-1 or hiv-2. This acute phase of infection lasts for as long as the immune ... ...Read more

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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more


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Am i at risk of acute HIV syndrome? About two weeks ago i had protected sex with a man i'm newly dating (this was the first time we had sex). We used a condom but he didn't come. Last night, i had a fever but it broke by the morning. I have some other mil

Am i at risk of acute HIV syndrome? About two weeks ago i had protected sex with a man i'm newly dating (this was the first time we had sex). We used a condom but he didn't come. Last night, i had a fever but it broke by the morning. I have some other mil

If : If you practiced safe sex and if you are certain the condom didn't break, it's unlikely you contracted hiv. Lack of ejaculation does not mean you are safe and if you experienced any penetration without a condom or with a broken condom, it is possible you were exposed to the disease. ...Read more

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What can be done for periodoc fever syndrome?

What can be done for periodoc fever syndrome?

It depends: Treatment depends on the specific syndrome. Pfapa responds to Prednisone and tonsillectomy, and usually resolves by adolescence. Familial mediterranean fever can be treated with medication called colchicine. Many of the syndromes respond to medicines that block il-1 (an inflammatory protein), while others respond to blockade of tnf (another inflammatory protein). See a specialist for more info. ...Read more

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Is a fever always present with toxic shock syndrome?

Is a fever always present with toxic shock syndrome?

Most of the time: Toxic shock syndrome by defintion causes fever, but some patients, often elderly or extremely ill, can be so sick that their temperature is subnormal or normal. ...Read more

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Glandular fever mono like syndrome, what is this?

Glandular fever mono like syndrome, what is this?

Can not diagnose w: Available information. Please see your physician for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hello I'm Daniela, do you know anything about toxic shock syndrome? I have some symptoms but no fever. And im feeling a little better than yesterday.

Hello I'm Daniela, do you know anything about toxic shock syndrome? I have some symptoms but no fever. And im feeling a little better than yesterday.

TSS: Toxic shock syndrome is a very serious disease and most patients end up in the intensive care unit with multiple organ dysfunction/failure. When the person gets the disease it is progressive and does not get better without proper therapy. Fever, generalized malaise, dizziness (from low BP) and an erythroderma (skin rash) are initial symptoms and signs. ...Read more