fever

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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 these levels: * 100.4
types of fever
Mild_fever
Mild fever
Common
Fever
Fever of unknown origin
Uncommon
High_fever
High fever
Uncommon
Fever
Fever during labor
Rare
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Extreme fever
Rare
Low_grade_fever
Low grade fever
Mild_fever
Headache and fever
Scarlet_fever
Problems breathing and fever
Fever
Recurring fever
Rash
Rash and fever
Fever
Unexplained fever
Shortness_of_breath
Shortness of breath and fever
Chest_pain
Chest pain and fever
Fever
Moderate fever
Mild_fever
Cough and fever
Associated conditions
Bursitis
Bursitis
Common
Pharyngitis
Pharyngitis
Common
Acute_sinusitis
Acute sinusitis
Common
Urinary_tract_infection
Urinary tract infections in women
Common
Copd
COPD
Common
Mild_cough
Croup
Common
Animal_bite
Animal bite
Common
Cellulitis
Cellulitis
Common
Vaginitis
Vaginitis
Common
Impetigo
Impetigo
Common
Common_cold
Common cold
Common
Food_poisoning
Food poisoning
Common
Insect_bite
Insect bite
Common
Altitude_illness
Altitude illness
Common
Bacteria
Viral gastroenteritis in adults
Common
Vaginal_infections
Yeast infection
Common
Bronchitis
Bronchitis
Common
Genital_warts
Genital herpes
Common
Acute_otitis_media
Middle ear infection
Common
Strep_throat
Group A strep
Common
Salmonella
Gastroenteritis
Common
Urinary_tract_infection
Urinary Tract Infections
Common
Respiratory_tract_infections
Respiratory tract infections
Common
Strep_throat
Strep throat
Common
Ear_infection
Ear infection
Common
Cold_sore
Cold sore
Common
Upper_respiratory_infection
Upper respiratory tract symptom
Common
Respiratory_tract_infections
Upper respiratory tract infection
Common
Swimmers_ear
Swimmer's ear
Common
Sexually_transmitted_diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Common
Influenza
Influenza
Common
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Herpes
Common
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Infected insect bite
Common
Enlarged_tonsils
Laryngitis
Common
Sinusitis
Sinusitis
Common
Bacterial_infections
Bacterial infection of the vagina
Uncommon
Neisseria_gonorrhea_infection
Gonorrhea
Uncommon
Wound_healing
Wound infection
Uncommon
Gall_bladder
Gallbladder diseases
Uncommon
Prostate_diseases
Prostate diseases
Uncommon
Breast_abscess
Breast abscess
Uncommon
Heart_diseases
Heart failure
Uncommon
Abscess
Abscess
Uncommon
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Uncommon
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Staph Infection
Uncommon
Cat_scratch_or_bite
Cat scratch or bite
Uncommon
Diverticulitis
Diverticulitis
Uncommon
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Bowel perforation
Uncommon
Congestive_heart_failure
Congestive heart failure
Uncommon
Endocarditis
Infection of heart valves
Uncommon
Listeria_infection
Listeria infection
Uncommon
Chlamydia_infections
Chlamydia infection
Uncommon
Atypical_pneumonia
Hospital acquired pneumonia
Uncommon
Arthritis
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Uncommon
Canker_sore
Stomatitis
Uncommon
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Orbital cellulitis
Uncommon
Testicular_torsion
Testicular torsion
Uncommon
Non-hodgkins_lymphoma
Non Hodgkin's lymphoma
Uncommon
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Orchitis
Uncommon
Rsv
RSV
Uncommon
Carbuncle
Carbuncle
Uncommon
Shingles
Shingles
Uncommon
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Aspiration
Uncommon
Bowel_obstruction
Bowel obstruction
Uncommon
Anaphylactic_shock
Erythema nodosum
Uncommon
Inflammation_of_lining_of_the_heart
Inflammation of lining of the heart
Uncommon
Salmonella
Calcium pyrophosphate deposition
Uncommon
Peritonsillar_abscess
Peritonsillar abscess
Uncommon
Bartholin_cyst
Bartholin cyst
Uncommon
Phlebitis
Phlebitis
Uncommon
Urinary_tract_infection
Urinary tract infections in men
Uncommon
Noticeable_vaginal_odor
Noticeable vaginal odor
Uncommon
Hepatitis_b
Alcoholic hepatitis
Uncommon
Sepsis
Sepsis
Uncommon
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Tooth abscess
Uncommon
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Preterm labor
Uncommon
Pneumonia
Aspiration pneumonia
Uncommon
Tonsillitis
Tonsillitis
Uncommon
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Endometritis
Uncommon
Campylobacter
Campylobacter
Uncommon
Hiatal_hernia
Hiatal hernia
Uncommon
Bacterial_infections
Mycoplasma infection
Uncommon
Perforated_eardrum
Perforated eardrum
Uncommon
Epididymitis
Epididymitis
Uncommon
Dog_bites
Dog bites
Uncommon
Abdominal_pain_
Abdominal abscess
Uncommon
Shigella
Shigellosis
Uncommon
Pelvic_pain
Pelvic inflammatory disease
Uncommon
E._coli_food_poisoning
E. coli food poisoning
Uncommon
Salivary_gland_infection
Salivary gland infection
Uncommon
Crohns_disease
Crohn's disease
Uncommon
Small_bowel
Small Bowel Obstruction
Uncommon
Epiploic_appendagitis
Epiploic appendagitis
Uncommon
Foreign_body_removal
Inhaled foreign body
Uncommon
Pulmonary_abscess
Lung abscess
Uncommon
Inflammatory_bowel_disease
Inflammatory bowel disease
Uncommon
Kidney_infection
Kidney infection
Uncommon
Bronchiectasis
Bronchiectasis
Uncommon
Cellulite
Periorbital cellulitis
Uncommon
Cat_scratch_or_bite
Cat bites
Uncommon
Lungs
Tuberculosis
Uncommon
Systemic_lupus_erythematosus
Systemic lupus erythematosus
Uncommon
Biliary_tract_diseases
Biliary tract diseases
Uncommon
Mrsa
MRSA
Uncommon
Chronic_sinusitis
Chronic sinusitis
Uncommon
Salmonella
Salmonella infection
Uncommon
Atypical_pneumonia
Atypical pneumonia
Uncommon
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Erysipelas
Uncommon
Fifth_disease
Fifth disease
Uncommon
Frequent_ear_infections
Frequent ear infections
Uncommon
Acute_cholecystitis
Cholecystitis
Uncommon
Hip_synovitis
Hip synovitis
Uncommon
Distal_colitis
Ulcerative colitis
Uncommon
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Hepatitis
Uncommon
Adenoiditis
Adenoiditis
Uncommon
Strep_throat
Epiglottitis
Uncommon
Kidney_stones
Kidney Stones
Uncommon
Ulcerative_colitis
Colitis
Uncommon
Alcohol_withdrawal_syndrome
Alcohol withdrawal syndrome
Uncommon
Large_bowel
Large bowel obstruction
Uncommon
Mono
Mono
Uncommon
Adenovirus_infection
Group B streptococcal infection
Uncommon
Chronic_bronchitis
Chronic bronchitis
Uncommon
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Pneumonia
Uncommon
Hirschsprung_disease
Hirschsprung disease
Uncommon
Meningitis
Aseptic meningitis
Uncommon
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Shock
Uncommon
Extremity-leg
Thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura
Uncommon
Infection_of_abdominal_lining
Infection of abdominal lining
Uncommon
Clostridium_difficile
Clostridium difficile associated disease
Uncommon
Liver
Alcoholic liver disease
Uncommon
Appendicitis
Appendicitis
Uncommon
Blood_clot
Blood clot in lung
Uncommon
Acute_cholecystitis
Acute cholecystitis
Uncommon
Prostatic_hypertrophy
Prostatitis
Uncommon
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Tender swollen lump in breast
Uncommon
Septic_hip
Septic hip
Uncommon
Chronic_fatigue_syndrome
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Uncommon
Urinary_bladder
Urinary obstruction
Uncommon
Chickenpox
Chickenpox
Uncommon
Leukemia
Leukemia
Uncommon
Burkitt_lymphoma
Lymphoma
Uncommon
Bacterial_endocarditis
Bacterial endocarditis
Uncommon
Blood_clot
Deep venous thrombosis
Uncommon
Ear
Mastoiditis
Uncommon
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Cyclic vomiting syndrome
Rare
Legionella
Legionnaire's
Rare
Acute_kidney_failure
Acute kidney failure
Rare
Bird_flu
Bird flu
Rare
Skin_allergy_test
Kaposi's sarcoma
Rare
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Meningitis
Rare
Legionellosis
Legionellosis
Rare
Ewing_sarcoma
Ewing's sarcoma
Rare
Kidney_failure
Kidney failure
Rare
Swine_flu
Swine Flu
Rare
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Systemic inflammatory response syndrome
Rare
Ischemia
Intestinal ischemia
Rare
Bergers_disease
Berger's disease
Rare
Cat_scratch_fever
Cat scratch fever
Rare
Behcets_syndrome
Behcet's syndrome
Rare
Mediastinitis
Mediastinitis
Rare
Pneumocystis
Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia
Rare
Sclerosing_cholangitis
Primary sclerosing cholangitis
Rare
Toxic_megacolon
Toxic megacolon
Rare
Blood_transfusion
Transfusion reaction
Rare
Liver_abscess
Liver abscess
Rare
Lymphoma
MALT lymphoma
Rare
Chronic_granulomatous_disease
Chronic granulomatous disease
Rare
Hiv_&_aids
HIV/AIDS during pregnancy
Rare
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Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Rare
Chronic_infection
Opportunistic infections in AIDS
Rare
Hepatitis_a
Hepatitis A
Rare
Tuberculosis
Mycobacterium avium intracellulare
Rare
Cmv_infection
CMV infection
Rare
Meningitis
Fungal meningitis
Rare
Neutropenia
Febrile neutropenia
Rare
Chronic_leukemia
Chronic myelogenous leukemia
Rare
Hodgkin_disease
Hodgkin disease
Rare
Glomerulonephritis
Glomerulonephritis
Rare
Acute_lymphoblastic_leukemia
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Rare
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Cholangiocarcinoma
Rare
Septic_arthritis
Septic arthritis
Rare
Snake_bite
Snake bite
Rare
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Mononeuritis multiplex
Rare
Chronic_myelogenous_leukemia
Chronic pyelonephritis
Rare
Zinc
Zinc deficiency
Rare
Cardiac_tamponade
Cardiac tamponade
Rare
Hiv_positive
HIV/AIDS
Rare
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Ovarian torsion
Rare
Sclerosing_cholangitis
Cholangitis
Rare
Epidural_abscess
Epidural abscess
Rare
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Myelofibrosis
Rare
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Blast crisis
Rare
Ascariasis
Ascariasis
Rare
Pneumonia
Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia
Rare
Acute_adult_leukemia
Acute myelogenous leukemia
Rare
Head-brain
Bacterial meningitis
Rare
Aspirin
Aspirin overdose
Rare
Meningococcal_disease
Meningococcal disease
Rare
Autoimmune_hepatitis
Autoimmune hepatitis
Rare
Toxic_shock_syndrome
Toxic shock syndrome
Rare
Urinary_tract
Interstitial nephritis
Rare
Hepatitis_b
Hepatitis B
Rare
Necrotizing_fasciitis
Necrotizing fasciitis
Rare
Fever
Rheumatic fever
Rare
Subacute_granulomatous_thyroiditis
Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis
Rare
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Mucositis
Rare
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Hypogammaglobulinemia
Rare
Toxoplasmosis
Toxoplasmosis
Rare
Blood_type_a_negative
Kawasaki disease
Rare
Histoplasmosis
Histoplasmosis
Rare
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Valley fever
Rare
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Pontiac fever
Rare
Tick_bite
Tick bite
Rare
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Aspergillosis
Rare
Meningitis
Viral meningitis
Rare
Schistosomiasis
Schistosomiasis
Rare
Runny_nose
Leishmaniasis
Rare
Fever
Familial Mediterranean fever
Rare
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West Nile Virus
Rare
Blood
Superior vena cava syndrome
Rare
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Sporotrichosis
Rare
Bacterial_infections
Hantavirus infection
Rare
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Lymphogranuloma venereum
Rare
Rubella
Rubella
Rare
Rabies
Rabies
Rare
Dermatomyositis
Dermatomyositis
Rare
Cholera
Non cholera Vibrio infections
Rare
Fever
Yellow fever
Rare
Brain_abscess
Brain abscess
Rare
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Trichinellosis
Rare
Kidney
Wilms tumor
Rare
Koplik_spots
Measles
Rare
Atrial_tachycardia
Atrial myxoma
Rare
Poliomyelitis
Poliomyelitis
Rare
Dengue_fever
Dengue fever
Rare
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Bubonic plague
Rare
Pheochromocytoma
Pheochromocytoma
Rare
Psittacosis
Psittacosis
Rare
Tropical_sprue
Tropical sprue
Rare
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Anthrax
Rare
Blood_cells
Langerhans cell histiocytosis
Rare
Polyarteritis_nodosa
Polyarteritis nodosa
Rare
Exposed_to_tuberculosis
Extrapulmonary tuberculosis
Rare
Goodpasture_syndrome
Goodpasture syndrome
Rare
Mucormycosis
Mucormycosis
Rare
Lymphoma
Ehrlichiosis
Rare
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Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
Rare
Cavernous_sinus_thrombosis
Cavernous sinus thrombosis
Rare
Cholera
Cholera
Rare
High_fever
Rocky mountain spotted fever
Rare
Brucellosis
Brucellosis
Rare
Pulmonary_edema
Pulmonary Aspergillosis
Rare
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Tularemia
Rare
Urinary_tract_infection
Strongyloides infection
Rare
Sars
SARS
Rare
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Nocardiosis
Rare
South_american_trypanosomiasis
South American trypanosomiasis
Rare
Blood_in_urine
Hairy cell leukemia
Rare
Csf_white_blood_cell_analysis
Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia
Rare
Blood_disorders
Malaria
Rare
Amaurosis_fugax
Amebiasis
Rare
Gi_infections
Tape worm infection
Rare
Kwashiorkor
Kwashiorkor
Rare
Smallpox
Smallpox
Rare
Human_bite
Human bite
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Delirium tremens
Whooping_cough
Whooping Cough
Flu_&_cold
Flu & Cold
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Ebola virus
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Transfusion related acute lung injury
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Brown recluse spider bite
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ozpan
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Embolus
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Black_widow_spider_bite
Black widow spider bite
Gingivitis
Gingivitis
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Hydronephrosis
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Pancytopenia
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fever?

A symptom

Fever
Fever is a symptom. Usually indicative of infection. Doesn't necessarily need to be treated. You will feel better if you do. A response to toxins in the body released due to the infection. Fever helps raise the body to a temperature where it is more difficult for the infecting agent to grow & multiply. Ranges from above 98.6 to >105. Acetamenophen and ibuprofen help to reduce it & symptoms.
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Dr. Robert Kwok answered:

Fever ?

What is a fever?

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A fever is a body temperature at least 1-2 degrees (F) above normal, caused by chemicals released during an infection (most common cause) or during an allergic reaction, an auto-immune reaction, a drug side-effect, some damage to the body's "thermostat" in the brain, etc... An abnormally high body temperature from over-dressing or getting overheated on a summer day is usually NOT called a fever.
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I have fever?

Use thermometer

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Sometimes it is difficult to tell if you have a fever (sometimes it is obvious). If a person is unclear, there are many good thermometers available at the drug store that can confirm if a fever is present or not. A fever can be related to a viral or bacterial infection and in rare cases other non-infectious causes. If fever is very high or persistent, seek care to determine next best course.
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I have fever?

And?

Fever
Ok, and? what would you like to know. Fever is a very vague term - how high, what are your other symptoms. How did it start?
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I have fever?

MANY POSSIBILITIES

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THE CAUSE OF YOUR FEVER SHOULD BE EVALUATED FOR PROPER DIAGNOSIS.
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I have fever?

It can be checked

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To determine if a person has a fever (above normal body temperature) requires a thermometer. Just touching the forehead is not very predictive. There are various thermometers---some can be place on in the ear, some over the temporal artery, some in the mouth and rectal temperatures. These thermometers are available without a prescription and affordable.
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What is fever?

See below

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Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A fever is when the temperature is above 99.5 F.
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Dr. Martin Raff answered:

What is fever?

Fever

Fever
Defined in many different ways. My preference is a body temperature which in the course of 24 hours either fails to fall as low as 98.6 F, or reaches 100 F. If you define it in a clinically relevant fashion, that depends on the particular illness or condition being examined.
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99.9 is fever?

Fever

Fever
Yes. A fever is a temperature above 98.6
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Dr. Martin Raff answered:

What is a fever?

Elevation of temp

A fever is an elevation of body temperature above "normal". Some define it as a temp exceeding 100, or a temp which in 24 hrs fails to get as low as 98.6. A normal temp varies during the day from early AM when it may be as low as 97 to late afternoon/evening when it will reach 99.9. There are various definitions, some which are focused on when the fever is enuf to warrant doctor intervention.
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