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Can You Have A Bacterial Infection Without A Fever
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Highly unlikely: The symptoms of meningitis are fever, stiff neck, head ache, altered mental status and in some cases seizures. Viral meningitis is usually milder than bacterial meningitis . It would be very unusual to have bacterial meningitis without a fever. This would only occur in the very elderly or the severely immunosuppressed. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes it is possible: There are several bacterial infections where patient may have no fever rather other subtle findings such as weight loss. Also elderly patients have blunted febrile response. Patients with compromised immune status such as patients with cancer or on chemotherapy may not also manifest a temperature spike due an infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Not all our bodies respond the same . Especially early during the course of any disease /illness ...Read more
Yes and No: Uti is an infection anywhere in the urinary tract and is verified by a positive culture. Most utis involve only the bladder/urethra (aka cystitis: urgency, frequency, burning). A more severe infection results when a UTI progresses to involve the kidneys/ureters (aka pyelonephritis: fever, chills, n/v, back pain, sick). Pyelo may or may not be associated with or preceded by cystitis symptoms. ...Read more
If you get a bacterial infection..will you have a fever right away as a symptom, or does a fever develop after some time of having the infection. ??
Neither : Having a finger inserted into your vagina will not cause either of these things. ...Read more
Yes: Meningitis can result from infections of throat, nasal passages and ears. Fevers are not required. There may be rashes due to the bacteria which causes meningitis. Everyone must be careful to watch for the disease - especially in close quarter living (military basic training etc) and can be spread by cough. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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