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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Pharyngoconjunctival Fever

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What is pharyngoconjunctival fever?

What is pharyngoconjunctival fever?

A Virus: Adenovirus cause an illness that you have a sore throat, conjunctivitis (red eye), and fever. It often lasts 2-3 days and requires no medicine as it is a virus. ...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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Why does overtiredness cause fevers?

Why does overtiredness cause fevers?

Likely vice versa: More than likely fever is causing fatigue. Fever is often an indication that the body is trying to fight off an infection of some kind--the infection or other stress on the body produces fatigue. ...Read more

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What causes fever in a child?

What causes fever in a child?

Increase metabolism: Fever is a created by the increase in metabolism used to fight infection. The increase drives up the heart rate (more blood carrying immune factors &white cells around), increases respiratory rate (adding more oxygen to the effort). Germs whether virus or bacteria don't generally reproduce as fast when the body gets hot.This response probably developed over time as those capable of fever did better. ...Read more

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What in your body actually causes a fever?

What in your body actually causes a fever?

Brain regulator: Your body temperature is regulated by an area in your brain called the hypothalamus. Blood flows past this area constantly & the sensors decide from that input whether you need to perspire & release heat or generate fever to speed your metabolism & fight an illness. ...Read more

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What are some of the causes of off and on diahrea? No fevers

What are some of the causes of off and on diahrea? No fevers

Depends: It depends how long it's been going on; a short term (1-2 weeks) is often infectious, usually a viral gastroenteritis. As the duration becomes more protracted, the differential broadens to include things like autoimmune disease to food reactions to enzyme deficiencies. Coordinate with your doctor! ...Read more

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Can hives cause fevers?

Can hives cause fevers?

Yes: Hives are usually the result of sudden release of histamines in the body as a response to stress caused from an allergic reaction or occasionally nerves. This in turn can cause a short acting low grade fever. ...Read more

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Can stress cause fever?

Can stress cause fever?

Stress/Fever: Anxiety, among other symptoms, can present with cold or hot flushes, shivering, feeling warm, but true fever can be from other causes such as immune system issues or inflammation/infection. ...Read more

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Does teething cause fever?

Yes, but: No more than in the 100.X mark. Anything higher may be due to other causes. ...Read more

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Could makeup cause a fever?

Could makeup cause a fever?

Unlikely: It is possible that if you share your makeup with an infected person, that you could transfer an infectious agent to yourself. But if the only one who uses it is you, it is very unlikely that any serious organism could be at work. ...Read more