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What are the different reasons for an unexplained fever in a 25 year old?

What are the different reasons for an unexplained fever in a 25 year old?

4 categories.: If the fever (t>100.5) has been present for 3 weeks or more and has defied reasonable attempts to explain, the most likely cause of the fever will eventually be "unexplained." another 20% of patients will eventually be found to have an inflammatory cause, another 20% will be found to have an occult infection and 10% will be found to have a malignancy. ...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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Unexplained fever in 2 year old for 2 days. See doctor or wait another day?

Unexplained fever in 2 year old for 2 days. See doctor or wait another day?

What else?: How is the baby otherwise. Fussy, picking at ears, not eating, complaining of localized pains, coughing, vomiting, diarrhea. If just mild fever, watch them carefully. If your concerns about their welfare increase, have them seen by doctor. ...Read more

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My daughter has had unexplained fever for 4 nights now. She ended antiboitcs for sinus/ear infection over a week ago. not contagious?

My daughter has had unexplained fever for 4 nights now.  She ended antiboitcs for sinus/ear infection over a week ago.  not contagious?

Viral = contagious: Routine ear infections usually don't need antibiotics. Neither do most sinus infections. The viruses that cause most upper respiratory infections are contagious. Consider her contagious especially while having fevers. Take her to her doctor to evaluate for the unexplained fever. ...Read more

Dr. Maria Curfman
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Unexplained Fever (Definition)

Unexplained fever is a fever that lasts for days or weeks, beyond the normal length of time for a typical ...Read more