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Low grade fever contagious?

Low grade fever contagious?

Fever: That depends upon the cause of the fever. Infections, although commonly producing fevers, are not the only cause of fevers, and many of the infections producing fevers are not communicable to others. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Low Grade Fever (Definition)

Low grade fever is a symptom in which a person's internal body temperature is mildly high, about 99-100.5 degrees. Many medical conditions and mild colds/flus can ...Read more


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Frequent low grade fevers?

Frequent low grade fevers?

Many causes: Viruses, bacteria and fungal infections, certain medications, some cancers and toxins can cause low grade fevers. Have your md evaluate you. ...Read more

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Does teething cause a low grade fever?

Does teething cause a low grade fever?

Teething fever?: I don't think anyone can answer that question for sure. There seems to be a disagreement in the dental and medical community on that issue. It's possible. Having said that, if your child has a low grade fever, i would check with your own pediatrician as to what he\she believes and whether it would be a good idea to have your child in for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Child 5years high fever?

Child 5years high fever?

Need more info: First priority is to make your child comfortable by bringing the fever down.In order to do this i need your child's weight and age to give you the right dosage. If sick looking go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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What's considerd a low grade fever? And what's considerd a high fever in adults?

A temp of: 104 or greater would warrant medical attention. Temp >107.6 °F (42 °C) creates serious risk for brain damage. What constitutes low fever is adult is debatable. Check this med line plus article: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003090.htm ...Read more

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What temperature is a low grade fever considered?

What temperature is a low grade fever considered?

100.2 degrees orless: 38 degrees celcius or 100.4 degrees f is considered the temperature above low grade. ...Read more

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Does teething come with a low grade fever?

Does teething come with a low grade fever?

Maybe,maybe not: I'm not convinced that teething itself causes fever although the kids can get worked up during the process. Teething occurs during the period when babies get 5-7 respiratory & 2-3 diarrhea viruses/yr & i'm not sure when one stops & another starts up, many are mild & teething gets blamed for the fever due to lack of obvious symptoms. ...Read more

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What does elevated WBC 14k and very low platelet count indicate. Child experience low grade fever approx. 1 week, cough, runny nose and is lethargic?

What does elevated WBC 14k and very low platelet count indicate. Child experience low grade fever approx. 1 week, cough, runny nose and is lethargic?

See a doctor now!: These symptoms and lab tests suggest the possibility of a serious infection and you child needs to be seen. Could also be an autoimmune reaction resulting in low platelets. ...Read more

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What does elevated WBC 14k and very low platelet count indicate? Child experience low grade fever approx. 1 week, cough, runny nose and is lethargic.

What does elevated WBC 14k and very low platelet count indicate? Child experience low grade fever approx. 1 week, cough, runny nose and is lethargic.

Repeat labs soon. : This could be infection, buy may be something more serious. I would have the blood counts rechecked very soon. Most children with viral infections will perk up with treatment of the fever. If this is not the case, please call your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Does hyperthyroidism cause low grade fever?

Does hyperthyroidism cause low grade fever?

Yes. : The thyroid hormone is a permissive hormone that stimulates metabolic and catabolic cycles in your body. Hyperthyroidism subsequently enhances these cycles causing insomnia, heat intolerance, anxiety, chest palpitation, and possible low grade fever, etc. Now, all these symptoms can be controlled by medication. I recommend that you see an endocrinologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Can high progesterone cause low grade fever?

Can high progesterone cause low grade fever?

Possibly : Your basal body temperature does increase with progesterone. I'm not sure what you mean by low grade fever, but i would expect an increase by 0.5 - 1.0 degrees fahrenheit above baseline. ...Read more

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Sick with vague symptoms (especially gastro) and low grade fever for 8-9 months. WBC 14; 4.2 lymphocytes; 8.2 neutrophils.19cm liver; high CRP/ALT.

Sick with vague symptoms (especially gastro) and low grade fever for 8-9 months. WBC 14; 4.2 lymphocytes; 8.2 neutrophils.19cm liver; high CRP/ALT.

Low grade fever...: ... and high white count is not compatible with the diagnosis of IBS, but suggests either your symptoms need re-evaluation and/or something else is superimposed. Pursue further evaluation--don't give up. Has Crohn's disease been ruled out?? ...Read more

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What is considered to be a low grade fever ( degrees celcius)in adults and in children ?

What is considered to be a low grade fever ( degrees celcius)in adults and in children ?

low grade fever: The normal body temperature is 37 degrees centigrade. Anything above 37 .5 degrees centigrade is consider a low grade temperature. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

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Fever, Mild (99.0 F 100.9 F) (Definition)

Fever, mild (99.0 F - 100.9 F) ...Read more