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How To Get A Really High Fever
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
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 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)
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
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
Post infection fever: Call doc immediatley. Could be recurrent infection! ...Read more
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
I have been diagnosed with bronchospasm and cough, hypoxa. They have also told my my oxgen level was too low average of 88%. And I get high fever?
When I get High fevers 103 and up I get a bad headache and difficulty with walking and balance. Can anything help that? Is that normal for high fever?
My wife was diagnosed with mono. Yesterday she was very weak and developed a very high fever. The day before that, we were intimate. Will I get mo?
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
Is it bad to be throwing up bile and running a high fever? The puke is a green color and not sure how high the fever is but she is really hot to touch and looks a little pale and can't get up unless she threws up everywhere can't eat or drink anything
My 5yr old son has extremely dry skin on his feet, its starting to really peel. He got a real high fever from strep throat, and that brought on a rash, that lead to the dry skin. Wanting to know what I can get to help his dry feet
Often: Often times when a person has strep throat they develop a rash. This rash is caused by a toxin that's released by the strep bacteria. It sounds like that rash has subsided and has left behind the characteristic dry peeling skin. Don't worry this is the normal course for this type of rash and the peeling and dryness should subside completely after about 10 days or so. In the mean time keep his skin clean and moisturized. Try thick emollient creams, they usually come in a jar, or plain vaseline. Be patient; in time he will be completely back to normal. ...Read more
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
Every year I go get the flu shot. However I always get high fever for 2 days afterwards and it interferes with work. Is it still worth it to get?
I am havin high fever for last 5-6 days. Also have indigestion problems and I am not able to get the taste of any food except some fruits..
Can you get a 48 hour flu or cold? I had a high fever, cough, chills, and gross mucus for 2 days but earlier today my fever broken and I've been feeling good all day. This is unusually fast. Is it going to relapse? Or can short bugs exist?
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Feel good about your Immune system.
You can maintain this recovery by having rest, drinking lot of water, taking Vitamin C and Anti-oxidants.
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See a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Medication, and Therapy for stress in your life.
Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Visual Imagery, Yoga and Meditation ...Read more
Er said had kidney infection and if I get high fever I need to go back. What is considered a high fever? Any other reasons id need to go back?
My son diagnosed with influenza, had high fever for 3days, just when his fever started to get better, his legs started to hurt and couldn't walk. Why?
18wks pregnant w/slight fever t1 diabetic what's safest trtment for baby and keep blood sugar down? Husband sick wed. W/high fever so could get worse
Infection ; diabetic: Diabetes may get out of control in the presence of infection. Strongly suggest that you be seen by a physician and carefully managed throughout the course of this illness, so that severe problems, should they arise, are promptly managed. Best wishes for getting better quickly and having a great baby. ...Read more
Fever and cramps.: As part of a stomach infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can you get a high fever from a not-so-bad looking eye infection? Or is it something else causing fever?
Fever: Unlikely unless secondary infection set in. Consult your pcp. ...Read more