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Which type of immune deficiencies in infants would cause low grade temps?

Which type of immune deficiencies in infants would cause low grade temps?

Immune deficiency?: Many immune problems can cause low grade fever, but autoimmune disease has usually specific findings other than fever. Low grade fever in children may be normal. Children will frequently have higher temperatures for any illness than adults. You did not say how the temps were taken of when. This info is needed for a good answer! but if a fever is present, i would bet on low grade infection! ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Causes for high WBC in adults?

Causes for high WBC in adults?

Infection, Leukemia: High white blood cell counts are most typically seen in infectious diseases, but may also be the cardinal sign of leukemia. Ask your doctor if you have this. ...Read more

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Is low grade fever and swelling in ankle a symptom of ms?

Is low grade fever and swelling in ankle a symptom of ms?

No: Perhaps the fever and ankle swelling represents a local infection, and less likely an inflammatory joint disorder. Ms does not cause such problems. Although steroid usage in ms could result in avascular necrosis of shoulder, knee, or hip, would not usually even cause a fever. ...Read more

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What causes low bilirubin in adults?

What causes low bilirubin in adults?

Don't worry: The lab's reference range is set up so that a few percent of healthy people's values lie below the bottom. Especially if you are not obviously sick, this means nothing. ...Read more

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What causes low body temperature in adults?

What causes low body temperature in adults?

Variety: Hypothermia or low body temperature can be caused by endocrine disorders, most commonly hypothyroid , infection or exposure to prolonged elements. The thyroid is responsible for our temperature regulation and our metabolism, among other things. Low circulating levels of the active compound can make us feel weak, cold, gain weight , etc. More commonly in elders they have hypothermia with infection. ...Read more

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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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Symptoms of dehydration - in children vs. In adults?

Symptoms of dehydration - in children vs. In adults?

See below: Dehydration in children may be subtle and the infant or child will be listless, and may have atemperature, and high pulse rate and low blood pressure.In adults they will complain of feeling thirsty, generalized weakness.Dry skin, headache, and have a high pulse rate and low blood pressure. ...Read more

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What would cause a higher billyruben level and a lower white blood cell count in an adult? Symptoms are nausea, vomiting, low grade fever

What would cause a higher billyruben level and a lower white blood cell count in an adult? Symptoms are nausea, vomiting, low grade fever

Many causes...: Many things can cause high bilirubin and low white count. Common causes are biliary obstruction by gallstones, tumors or scarring in the gallbladder, pancreas, and bile ducts. Hemolysis (rupture of red blood cells) can also raise your bilirubin. Please follow up with your doctor because additional work up is needed. ...Read more

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What percentage of young adults are low in vitamin d?

What percentage of young adults are low in vitamin d?

70%: A whopping 70 percent of american kids aren't getting enough vitamin d, and such youngsters tend to have higher blood pressure and lower levels of good cholesterol than their peers, according to two new studies published august 2009 in the journal pediatrics. Low vitamin d levels also may increase a child's risk of developing heart disease later in life, experts say. ...Read more

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

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 are common causes of a fever and high white blood cell count in a 2 year old child?

What are common causes of a fever and high white blood cell count in a 2 year old child?

Many things: You are not providing adequate information with which to even make an intelligent guess. Bacterial infections are possible, but basically this child should be seen by a doctor and discuss the possibilities with the person seeing the baby. ...Read more

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What causes a high number/percentage of MID cells in CBC when the overall WBC is in the normal range? ESR is also high (50mm/hr) and slight anaemia.

What causes a high number/percentage of MID cells in CBC when the overall WBC is in the normal range? ESR is also high (50mm/hr) and slight anaemia.

Increase in monocyte: Monocytes are increased frequently after a viral infection or after some bone marrow insult--again usually viral, but can be associated with exposures or other type of illness. The elevated sed rate represents some sort of inflammatory response to something--the slight anemia requires more information. Please visit with your physician to understand what is going on with you medically. ...Read more

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Low grade fever 99-99.5 and virus twice in one month. Slightly low iron levels. Terrified of lymphoma?! No other symptoms except anxiety.

Low grade fever 99-99.5 and virus twice in one month. Slightly low iron levels. Terrified of lymphoma?!  No other symptoms except anxiety.

Get more information: knowledge is power. You need to see your primary care doctor and get the proper tests regarding the lymphoma. As for the anxiety if you have anxiety that is of long duration and centers on health concerns or others you may need to see a psychologist for therapy and or consider medication. Basically you need an evaluation to allay your medical fears and go from there. ...Read more

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Does dehydration in adults cause a higher body temp?

Dehydration: Yes. Dehydration can cause a higher body temperature and also many other symptoms and signs. It is important to always stay well hydrated with pure water. ...Read more

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What causes low testosterone in adults?

What causes low testosterone in adults?

Age: Low hormones comes from aging. The degenerative process starts at 30 when everyone loses about 1-3% of hormones per year. This can be expedited by poor lifestyle: too much drinking, drugs/pain pills, obesity, sedentary lifestyle, chronic diseases, trauma and poor diet. Change your lifestyle to improve your health. ...Read more

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Can low platelets cause fevers of 99-100?

No: There is no relationship between your platelet count and body temperature. You could have something else going on, such as a viral illness, that hs caused suppression of your platelet production and can also cause low grade fever. But the low count itself does not cause fever. ...Read more

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Can pneumonia in non smoking adults cause persistent low grade fever with black phlegm for 4 days and later became yellow?y?

Can pneumonia in non smoking adults cause persistent low grade fever with black phlegm for 4 days and later became yellow?y?

Yes see a doctor: Yes it can see a doctor I am concern about the black phlegm go and see a doctor you need proper evaluation by a physician good luck. ...Read more

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