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What could be a cause of fever greater than 102f in adults?

What could be a cause of  fever greater than 102f  in adults?

100's of things: Literally many hundreds of things both infectious and non-infectious can cause a fever over 102f in adults. You need to submit all other symptoms and signs associated with the fever to narrow it down. ...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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My son has being with fever for a week. He is burping alot and his stools are softer than usual in greater amounts and very stinky.

My son has being with fever for a week. He is burping alot and his stools are softer than usual in greater amounts and very stinky.

Viral infection: It is probably a viral infection.give him yogurt,bananas,rice.no milk or juices.if it continues he needs to see a doctor and get stool cultures. ...Read more

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If one get mild fever aches after flu shot, is it because of bad immune system or on the contrary? Is there greater risk of symptom at next year shot?

If one get mild fever aches after flu shot, is it because of bad immune system or on the contrary? Is there greater risk of symptom at next year shot?

Flu shot: No your immune system is fine.You reacted because of introduction of foreign protein into the body. It may or may not affect you next year. ...Read more

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How do I lower fevers?

How do I lower fevers?

Acetaminophen: Acetaminophen (tylenol) is an excellent medicine for reducing fever. Ibuprofen works well also. If your fever is over 100.1f and isn't responding to medication, you should see your doc. ...Read more

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How to get fevers down?

How to get fevers down?

Treat cause: Fever is a symptom of inflammation or infection. Make sure this is not the cause. Fever from a URI or something not convening as much can be brought down by acetaminophen, cold bath, ice in the underarm or groin. Again, find out and treat the cause first before the symptom or else you lose an sign to do anything. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get fevers everyday?

Is it normal to get fevers everyday?

No: Of course not.You need to see a doctor to determine the problem, cause and potential cure. ...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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Is there any way to quickly cure fevers?

Is there any way to quickly cure fevers?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) works quickly and safely when used as directed. ...Read more

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I have fever?

I have fever?

MANY POSSIBILITIES: The cause of your fever should be evaluated for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have fever?

I have fever?

Use thermometer: 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. ...Read more