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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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High Fever (Definition)

High fever is a symptom in which a person's internal body temperature is quite high, usually above 102 degrees. Influenza (the flu), other infections, or serious inflammation are some conditions that ...Read more


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Low grade fever in afternoon that goes away at night for a week? Normal variable?

Low grade fever in afternoon that goes away at night for a week? Normal variable?

Evening fever: For how long you had the fever, does it correlate with other symptoms ? like general malaise?, pain headache, enlarged lymphnodes, muscle acke, Are you taken medication like Aleve (naproxen), (naproxen) you need a lab test: CBC, ESR, CMP, and a CXR Your symptoms may range from a cold to a more severe issue. Start Aleve (naproxen) two tabs a day, take tbs mid-day, for a week . Come in a week ...Read more

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Fainting and vomiting in male children at 10years?

Fainting and vomiting in  male children at 10years?

Fainting & vomiting : Your child should be evaluated by a neurologist, if you can't get an appointment soon, take him to E R. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have high fever & chills specially at night, is the high fever is a symptom of the emotional trauma?

I have high fever & chills specially at night, is the high fever is a symptom of the emotional trauma?

Not likely: Fever is not generally a result of emotional states of any kind. Fever and chills usually indicate an infection, and sometimes are a signal of lymphoma or other cancers. See a doctor, tell him/her about the fever and chills, and get an evaluation. ...Read more

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Cough with shivering at night and high body temperature, sweats?

Cough with shivering at night and high body temperature, sweats?

See doctor...: It sounds like you have an infection of some sort. See your doctor to get diagnosed and treated. If you have shortness of breath, go to the er asap. Possible diagnoses include acute bronchitis, pneumonia or even tb, depending on other symptoms present and the result of tests like lab work, chest x-ray, etc. See your doctor asap! ...Read more

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Eyes hurt when I look around. Headaches at night. Legs ache at night as well as sore throat at Night and elevated body temp and moderate fatigue. ?

Eyes hurt when I look around. Headaches at night. Legs ache at night as well as sore throat at Night and elevated body temp and moderate fatigue. ?

Get checked: This can be a concerning constellation of symptoms and it would be wise to schedule a visit with your primary care doctor. It may not be anything serious, but better to be safe. ...Read more

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Hot flashes sWeating during the day when I'm up and Moving and headaces at night about three times a week low grade fever 99.7 rectal temperature?

Hot flashes sWeating during the day when I'm up and Moving and headaces at night about three times a week low grade fever 99.7 rectal temperature?

Need Evaluation: You might have hyperactive thyroid disease. certainly would explain the symptoms. certainly you could be sick and this might pass but worthwhile seeing your doctor to rule out other causes ...Read more

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Low grade fever 99-100.3. went in high powered sunbed for 8 min 1st time (3 recommended) That night low grade fever. Skin red& hurts next day. This is the 2/3rd day with fever. Resting and taking liquids. Why fever? Sign of hot body or infection?

Low grade fever 99-100.3. went in high powered sunbed for 8 min 1st time (3 recommended)  That night low grade fever. Skin red& hurts next day.  This is the 2/3rd day with fever.  Resting and taking liquids. Why fever? Sign of hot body or infection?

Inflamed skin: Burned or injured skin causes release of inflammatory chemicals into the blood stream, just like viruses and bacteria and the body responds with fever. Additonally, sunburned skin may not be as effective in cooling the body due to injured sweat pores. Why expose yourself to harmful rays that increase your risk of skin cancer???? ...Read more

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11 year female was at theme park for the whole day. In the evening complained about feeling tired. Pulse elevated at 112. BP at 130/80.

11 year female was at theme park for the whole day. In the evening complained about feeling tired. Pulse elevated at 112. BP at 130/80.

Tired: check her BP and plus again next few hours, if they seem abnormal you may need to take her to a doc. Maybe she is dehydrated, she can drink some fluids, however if she is not feeling well with abnormal vitals take her to ER. ...Read more

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What causes night terrors in children?

What causes night terrors in children?

Poor sleep patterns: Night terrors/sleep walking and sleep talking are all forms of a sleep disturbance commonly linked to sleep deficits. A short term (days) or long term period where the kid is not getting enough efficient sleep may set it off. Other factors can contribute to the process. Adding as little as a half hour of sleep/24hrs can sometimes decrease or end the events. ...Read more

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Swollen throat, extremely high fever, with hot n cold flashes. Fever increases at night specifically, penicillin, azithromycin not helping what tod o?

Swollen throat, extremely high fever, with hot n cold flashes. Fever increases at night specifically, penicillin, azithromycin not helping what tod o?

See below: Need more information. How long sick with fevers and how high fever? Any blood work done? Likely if antibiotics are not working, a viral illness is the cause, but other more serious causes need to be considered. Get rechecked by your doctor, if not improving at all. ...Read more

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My 9 month old baby girl is very sick with cold cough and flu and also her fever is getting high n some times low + vomits at night. She can't breath?

My 9 month old baby girl is very sick with cold cough and flu and also her fever is getting high n some times low + vomits at night. She can't breath?

Needs to be seen NOW: Babies the age of your daughter do not have a lot of reserve when it comes to illnesses. As a result, their condition can deteriorate quickly when ill. From what you are describing, she needs to be seen by a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Why do school children require at least 9 hours of sleep?

Why do school children require at least 9 hours of sleep?

Not sure: Exactly why people need certain amounts of sleep--or any at all--remains an ongoing area of study. Individual variability it quite high, but generally younger individuals need more sleep than older folk. About 9-10 hours is usually a good target for children. A good measure is how easily they awake in the morning (especially non-school days). Hard to rouse in the morning: not enough sleep. ...Read more

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My brother is 28yo and at the ymca he changes in the kids locker room cause he hates the adult ones is that ok at all?

My brother is 28yo and at the ymca he changes in the kids locker room cause he hates the adult ones is that ok at all?

Probably not ok: At 28, he is a grown man. So, if there is a problem with the adult locker room, he should be able to convince the ymca management to fix it (because the management wouldn't want problems). Otherwise, anatomical adult males should change in the men's locker room, and anatomical adult females should go to the women's locker room. Young kids needing supervision can go with the adult supervising them. ...Read more

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What would cause high body tempature ? My husbands body temp goes pretty high at night but not every night

What would cause high body tempature ? My husbands body temp goes pretty high at night but not every night

There : There are different conditions in the body that can cause fevers or sweating at night. If a patient has persistent symptoms of fevers/chills at night, or has weight changes, cough, or other symptoms, then the patient should seek out a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Flu. High fever that has gone down now. Some night sweats. Mild cough. No chest pain. Blood in phlegm at morning that clears up during the day. ?

Flu. High fever that has gone down now. Some night sweats. Mild cough. No chest pain. Blood in phlegm at morning that clears up during the day. ?

Give it time: What you described fits in with upper respiratory viral infection and it is healing. Give it time. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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