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After cancer treatment, I more often than not run a low grade fever, 99.5-100. It's been 2 1/2 years. Is this normal? Should I press for answers?

After cancer treatment, I more often than not run a low grade fever, 99.5-100. It's been 2 1/2 years. Is this normal? Should I press for answers?

Normal: Fever for your group is 101 or over. Older people get the 99 degrees or more due to how the body changes. no need to worry just on the temperature (no fever). ...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 mother was diagnosed with overlap syndrome but still she has low grade fever ranges from 36.7 to 37.4 c after treatment. What should we do?

My mother was diagnosed with overlap syndrome but still she has low grade fever ranges from 36.7 to 37.4 c after treatment. What should we do?

Overlap not helpful: Hi Ruby 290. 'Overlap Syndrome' is a Rheumatologists way of saying your mother has signs/symptoms of two of their favored diagnoses...which probably actually means her condition hasn't been well studied. I would be sure you are working with an academic person at a tertiary center, someone who has time and compassion to begin and supervise a disease modifying program (DMARD) for her. ...Read more

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I have a low grade fever but no other symptoms? How long should I wait at home?

I have a low grade fever but no other symptoms? How long should I wait at home?

How much?: Need to know how much fever, and how do you feel. Do you have any risk factors for other illnesses? Fever, in and by itself, is not particularly disturbing and will probably go away spontaneously in time, but if it is still going on in a week, you have other symptoms, your appetite is waning, you are having night sweats, then it might be appropriate to get looked at. Keep in touch. Get better. ...Read more

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Have low grade fever since 2 weeks now. Took blood test and doc says its viral.gave no medicines.im tired and my food intake has reduced.any home rem?

Have low grade fever since 2 weeks now. Took blood test and doc says its viral.gave no medicines.im tired and my food intake has reduced.any home rem?

Many, none I trust: If indeed your condition is due to a viral infection your immune system will eliminate the virus. There are countless home remedies, herbs and spices that reportedly help people recover from illness but I have no convincing evidence that they work. The best advice is to rest and let your immune system eliminate the infection. Get well soon. http://bit.ly/1hKZ4wy ...Read more

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My 7yr old daughter have stomach gas and stomach pain, loose stool and bloated have low grade fever. what remedies can i give to her? thanks

My 7yr old daughter have stomach gas and stomach pain, loose stool and bloated have low grade fever. what remedies can i give to her? thanks

Diet changes: There really are no good medicines for a 7 year old who is dealing with a bout of stomach flu. This is a virus that the body needs to deal with. Diet should be dairy free for a few days, and focus on plenty of water, very dilute juice, complex carbohydrates and easy to digest proteins such as eggs, white meats, peanut butter. It will also help to give a probiotic for about a week until better ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Low Grade Fever (Definition)

Low grade fever is a symptom in which a person's internal body temperature is mildly high, about 99-100.5 degrees. Many medical conditions and mild colds/flus can ...Read more