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How to get a high fever overnight? (Idk, cause I see a lot people eat toothpaste to get one, but I think it's too dangerous) (yes, it's GET, not TREAT)

How to get a high fever overnight? (Idk, cause I see a lot people eat toothpaste to get one, but I think it's too dangerous) (yes, it's GET, not TREAT)

Eating toothpaste: Eating toothpaste may give you an upset stomach and cause you to throw up, but will not cause a high fever. Anything you intentionally do to give you a high fever is "to dangerous". Don't try it! ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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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How do you get a high fever overnight?

How do you get a high fever overnight?

Infection: Fever is a sign of infection. You should see a doctor if you have a fever, especially if you don't know where the infection is coming from. ...Read more

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How do you get a high fever overnight? I'm just curious because I see a lot of questions like this on the internet.

How do you get a high fever overnight? I'm just curious because I see a lot of questions like this on the internet.

NSAIDs or tylenol (acetaminophen): Acetaminophen and non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs such as Ibuprofen or Naproxen are great for this. They may even be used in combination. There is really no need to treat a fever unless it is giving you discomfort. ...Read more

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How to get ridoff high fever?

How to get ridoff high fever?

Well: First you need to find the cause of the fever. This is what needs to be treated. See a doctor to help you ...Read more

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How to get high fever down quickly?

How to get high fever down quickly?

Depends: Depending upon the fever height and its cause, use of anti-pyretics like Aspirin and acetaminophen, combined with tepid towel baths, or immersion in luke-warm water will help. If this is due to heat exhaustion or stroke, this patient should be seen immediately by professionals, and even with ice-baths it may be difficult to control the fever. ...Read more

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Can a baby get high fever while teething?

Can a baby get high fever while teething?

Call Pediatrician: While the dental textbooks say teething does not cause fever, I and most parents would disagree. High fever is another thing and it should be checked out with a pediatrician, at least with a phone call to discuss possible other symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get high fever after shots for a 7 month old?

Is it normal to get high fever after shots for a 7 month old?

No: A "high fever" is not normal after any of the usual vaccinations for any child, so a parent should consider contacting the doctor for advice. ...Read more

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Why can you sometimes get a dangerously high fever when you're ill? Doesn't your body know it shouldn't make a fever that high that it might kill you?

Why can you sometimes get a dangerously high fever when you're ill? Doesn't your body know it shouldn't make a fever that high that it might kill you?

Rare problem: Fever is part of normal immune response, improving the ability to fight certain infections. Even high fever isn't necessarily bad, and it is extremely rare for high fever from infection to be fatal. (Unlike fever from heat stroke.) Still, the immune system sometimes overreacts and contributes to severe problem, indluding death (e.g. from sepsis). We are not biologically and evolutionarily perfect. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to get rid of a very high fever?

What is the quickest way to get rid of a very high fever?

Evaporative methods: More importantly, determine cause-
1. Adverse drug event: stop the medication; reverse if possible (e.g. Dantroline)
2. Drug-drug interaction: stop the medications if possible; supportive mgmt.
3. Infection: source control, appropriate antibiotics.
4. Environment: remove pt from source.;supportive mgmt. ...Read more

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I am 20 years old, have had strep 4 times in the last year & each time I'm out for a week with a high fever should I get them out?

I am 20 years old, have had strep 4 times in the last year & each time I'm out for a week with a high fever should I get them out?

Go see ENT: Was Strep proven by rapid test or culture each time? Or was diagnosis made empirically (just by exam w/o testing)? If former, get referral to ENT to discuss options. ...Read more

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Had occasional bouts of hives most of life + see health profile. I have a tendency 2 get sick (w/ mid to very high fever) a lot, like 6-10 times/year. What could cause this? What can I do?

Had occasional bouts of hives most of life + see health profile. I have a tendency 2 get sick (w/ mid to very high fever) a lot, like 6-10 times/year. What could cause this? What can I do?

C an allergist/immun: Better be evaluated by an allergist/immunologist, he / she would take a detailed history, examine u, and might order some relevant tests to reach a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can you still get the flu even if u had flu shot? Hole house is sick and kids had it and not as sick and no high fever like me and hubby 102

Can you still get the flu even if u had flu shot? Hole house is sick and kids had it and not as sick and no high fever like me and hubby 102

Depends on strain: At any given time there are possibly as many as 6-7 strains of flu circulating in different parts of the world. The flu vaccine that is developed every year relies on international surveillance to select the 3-4 most common strains to be included in the vaccine. Air travel can bring any strain to your local ; if exposed to a non- vaccine strain, u may get it. Ofc test can confirm it. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

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Fever, High (Over 103.5 F) (Definition)

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