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Home Remedies For Unexplained Fever
Unexplained fever =: elevated temperature with unknown etiology.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
My 5yr old child having unexplained fever in the fast 1week(102deg), not continuously once in a while.My paediatrician not able find the cause.Any test?
7 yr old w/ jra been getting on and off rash on butt checks for last several months. No unexplained fever and always on butt checks so what is wrong?
Can a high WBC in urine but clean culture still be an infection? There was an unexplained fever >100 at same time with body aches.
Yes.: Yes, there are a few urinary infections in which the culture is negative. ...Read more
I've had a unexplained fever for a week. I had a copper IUD put in a month ago. I went to see the midwife that put it in and she thinks the fever is from a virus, but gave me a zpack anyways. I'm on day 4. Still no other symptoms other than the fever and
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
I had an abdominal ct-scan for unexplained fever. They actually did 2 scans - one with iodine contrast and one without. Was it really necessary to do 2 scans, and hence double my radiation dose?
The febrile response: Can be controlled with several over the counter antipyretics. Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen are most commonly used in kids. Adults may use aspirin. Steroids such as Prednisone are potent antipyretic agents that can be prescribed by a physician. Supportive measures like cool clothes can also provide relief. But be certain the fever is not a sign of something more serious. Consult your dr. W/ concerns. ...Read more
Remedies: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. ...Read more
Options: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read more
Ibuprofen cautiously: >100 different infections could be causing the fever so there is no way to answer your question, but... Most of the infections are common colds etc. Give Ibuprofen - dose depends on child's weight. Fever itself is not harmful rather the underlying cause. 2% can have seizures. See md if acting very sick, if breathing hard/funny, crying excessively, dehydrated, excessively sleepy, stiff neck etc. ...Read more
My son has a some kind of insect bite is swollen and hot no fever but its swollen some discharge i think he was scratching it any advise home remedy?
Warm compresses: A towel soaked in warm water or soaking the area in warm water (as warm as possible but don't burn him) for 10 minutes at a time four times a day will help draw out the infection, keep already draining abscesses open, and help keep it clean but if its getting worse (increased redness, swelling, pus, or fever) he needs to see a doctor right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got a fever blister, what is the quickest home remedy to make it go away! its such a pain! and can chapped lips cause them?
Cold sores fever bli: Cold sores (also called fever blisters.) groups of fluid-filled blisters that often erupt around the lips and sometimes under the nose or around the chin. Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 and are very contagious. The initial infection (primary herpes) may be confused with a cold or flu and can cause painful lesions to erupt throughout the mouth. Once a person is infected wi. ...Read more
My 2yo has had a cold for 3 days. She has no fever but a plehgmy cough and slight wheeze. Should I be worried or continue home treatment?
Better see her doctor: Not sure what kind of home treatment you are referring to, it seems your daughter has an upper respiratory infection, possibly viral, affecting her lower respiratory tract a as well. Most of the time it is a self limited condition, but may progress given the description you just gave, wish you both wellness ...Read more
Lemon balm: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. May half healing time. ...Read more
Day spent outside. 2 yr old got congested and wheezing. Brought home to give breath. treatment. O2 was 94@11:30pm Now reading 90. With low fever ?
Mgt: I would recommend giving him another breathing treatment as prescribed. In addition, washing his eyes,nasal passages and hair, will help to reduce his exposure from outdoor allergens such as pollen. If his O2 saturation does not stay above 92 and if he does not seem comfortable, please take him to the local ED. ...Read more
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