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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. Sewa Legha
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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


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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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My son is 5 has a croupy sounding voice& low grade fever what is some home care things I can do till I can take him to see his pediatric doctor.

My son is 5 has a croupy sounding voice& low grade fever what is some home care things I can do till I can take him to see his pediatric doctor.

.: Humidifier at home and cool air. Sometimes even steam from a shower might help. Make sure the child is given adequate amount of fluids and you also give Ibuprofen for pain. ...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. I'm 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. I'm 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

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Frequent low-grade fever?

Frequent low-grade fever?

Questions: How high is the fever when measured with a thermometer? For how long has this been going on? Age? Other symptoms? Have you seen a doctor for this? Not enough info in your question to answer it. ...Read more

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Is 100.5 a low grade fever?

Is 100.5 a low grade fever?

Yes: Technically speaking, temperatures in the 100's are low-grade fevers. The next question is, "Is there any reason to worry about a low grade fever in a particular person? " The answer depends on the whole story, not just his or her temperature. ...Read more

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Low grade fever for 4 weeks, what to do?

Undiagnosed viral dz: See you doctor; need work up for unknown viral infection or inflammatory process; must rule out connective tissue dz or illness. ...Read more

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I have had a low grade fever for two days?

I have had a low grade fever for two days?

How can we help?: Please resubmit and be sure to include a specific & clear question. ...Read more

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Can you have a low grade fever with a cold?

Can you have a low grade fever with a cold?

Yes you can: The common cold (mild viral upper respiratory infection) is usually caused by the rhino or adeno virus. Common cold symptoms generally include cough, nasal congestion, runny nose, headache, and mild fever. However, a more acute onset and severe sxs including body aches and high fever is likely due to the flu (influenza virus). More persistent or severe sxs can be sign of a bacterial infection. ...Read more

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How can I fake a temporary low grade fever?

How can I fake a temporary low grade fever?

Malingering: The faking of medical symptoms for the sake of some benefit to you is known as malingering. This is not something that many doctors are going to want to help you to do. ...Read more

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What number is considered a low grade fever?

What number is considered a low grade fever?

Less than 100.4: Less than 38 degrees celsius or 100.4 degrees farenheit is considered low grade. ...Read more

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What could cause a low grade fever in 6 wk olds?

What could cause a low grade fever in 6 wk olds?

Different infections: Viral infection is often the cause but there is also a possibility of bacterial infection, e.g., urinary tract infection. The infant has to be seen by primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What temperature is a low grade fever considered?

What temperature is a low grade fever considered?

100.2 degrees orless: 38 degrees celcius or 100.4 degrees f is considered the temperature above low grade. ...Read more

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What can cause a low grade fever every 7 to 10 days?

What can cause a low grade fever every 7 to 10 days?

Need more info: What's low grade? Recurring fever is usually a sign of a significant problem, especially if you have other symptoms or problems. Some infections such as malaria can do this, relapsing mediterranean fever (rare). Some inflammatory condition even like rheumatoid arthritis can do it. Some cancers like lymphoma come to mind. If you feel fine, some people just have higher 'normal" temperatures. ...Read more

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Low grade fever every day for 3 weeks 97.0 and 99.5?

Low grade fever every day for 3 weeks 97.0 and 99.5?

Fever: Fever is a sign of infection usually. Most viral illnesses will resolve on their own in 2-3 days but ongoing fevers even low grade should not be taken lightly. Go see your physician now to determine the cause ...Read more

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What should I do for a low grade fever for three days?

What should I do for a low grade fever for three days?

May not need to...: The most common cause of elevated body temperature/fever is viral illness/infection. It is a defense mechanism your body is mounting in attempt to rid off the infection quicker--heat speeds up chemical reaction, thus body can work a bit quicker. If it is mild and not causing symptoms for you, leave it alone. If too high, motrin/tylenol as needed for comfort. Consult doc if much worse. Good luck. ...Read more

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How much degree is considered to be a low grade fever?

Poor Expression: I hear this expression very often. In peediatrics, any temperature under 100.5f is considered normal. Over is considered elevated. The "low grade" expression refers to elevations over 98.6f of a degree or 2. These are not really "fevers". ...Read more

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If my normal temperature is 97.5 is 98.9 a low grade fever?

If my normal temperature is 97.5 is 98.9 a low grade fever?

No: Your body has a diurnal rhythm. Body temperature varies during the day being lowest n the morning and highest in the late afternoon and evening when a normal temperature can be as high as 99.6 degrees. A woman's body temperature increases by 0.9 degrees fahrenheit at the time of ovulation. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a low grade fever of 99.4 - 99.8 al the time?

MAY BE FOR SOME: It may be normal for some but not most. For most normal temp is 98.4 and if it is 99.4to99.8 all the time one has to find what is the cause of it. There are many conditions which can cause persistent low grade temperature and if all is ruled out than one can say it is normal temp for that person
so it may be normal temp for some people. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more