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Can you have a fever with a cold?

Can you have a fever with a cold?

Fever: Yes. You probably have a viral illness. Usually last 1-4 days. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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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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Can you have a low grade fever with a cold?

Can you have a low grade fever with a cold?

Yes you can: The common cold (mild viral upper respiratory infection) is usually caused by the rhino or adeno virus. Common cold symptoms generally include cough, nasal congestion, runny nose, headache, and mild fever. However, a more acute onset and severe sxs including body aches and high fever is likely due to the flu (influenza virus). More persistent or severe sxs can be sign of a bacterial infection. ...Read more

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If you have a fever with a common head cold , can the other person catch your cold through sexual intercourse?

If you have a fever with a common head cold , can the other person catch your cold through sexual intercourse?

Respiratory droplets: Colds are transmitted through inhalation of respiratory droplets, or contact with contaminated surfaces. During sex, you are close enough to be exposed to respiratory droplets. You would not catch it due to sexual intercourse itself, but rather from being in very close proximity. ...Read more

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Is is feed a cold or a fever?

Is is feed a cold or a fever?

What are you asking?: There is a saying "feed a cold and starve a fever", but this has little scientific meaning or benefit. ...Read more

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What is the perfect pill for fever and cold?

What is the perfect pill for fever and cold?

See below: There is no "magic bullet" for any illness. This is part of the western civilization's false belief pattern that has been perpetuated by the pharmaceutical companies that there is magic in drugs. Medicine is an art and requires many disciplines. The best treatment for most illnesses is common sense medicine, treating the symptoms supportively. ...Read more

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What is the sign of colds and fever at night?

What is the sign of colds and fever at night?

Cold and fever: The sign of a cold and fever is the same as in the day except that one becomes more cognizant of the symptoms because one is not as preocvupied at night as he is in the day. ...Read more

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Do colds have fever of 100.1 or 100.2 in adults?

Do colds have fever of 100.1 or 100.2 in adults?

Yes: It's not unusual to run a low grade fever with a cold. Acetominophen or ibuprofen can help with fever and aches. Make certain you drink plenty of fluids, too. Thanks for trusting healthTap! ...Read more

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When I have a fever should I cover up if I'm cold?

When I have a fever should I cover up if I'm cold?

NO, DO OPPOSITE.: WHEN YOU HAVE FEVER, IT IS IMPORTANT TO TAKE MEASURES TO COOL YOUR BODY. THIS INCLUDES TO EXPOSE BODY TO COOL AIR, COLD SHOWER OR USING ICE INSTEAD OF COVERING IT. ...Read more