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Low Grade Fever And Rash In Children
Could Adult onset stills disease present with monthly low grade fevers (99-101) lasting a week, instead of the classic daily high grade fevers?
No: Perhaps the fever and ankle swelling represents a local infection, and less likely an inflammatory joint disorder. Ms does not cause such problems. Although steroid usage in ms could result in avascular necrosis of shoulder, knee, or hip, would not usually even cause a fever. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A temp of: 104 or greater would warrant medical attention. Temp >107.6 °F (42 °C) creates serious risk for brain damage. What constitutes low fever is adult is debatable. Check this med line plus article: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003090.htm ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Atypical fever in Adult Onset Stills Disease? Several symptoms line up, including blotchy salmon rash, fatigue, sore muscles, some joint pain.. Etc. Except the fevers are generally every couple weeks and usually low grade instead of daily spiking.
Maybe,maybe not: I'm not convinced that teething itself causes fever although the kids can get worked up during the process. Teething occurs during the period when babies get 5-7 respiratory & 2-3 diarrhea viruses/yr & i'm not sure when one stops & another starts up, many are mild & teething gets blamed for the fever due to lack of obvious symptoms. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What does elevated WBC 14k and very low platelet count indicate. Child experience low grade fever approx. 1 week, cough, runny nose and is lethargic?
What does elevated WBC 14k and very low platelet count indicate? Child experience low grade fever approx. 1 week, cough, runny nose and is lethargic.
Repeat labs soon. : This could be infection, buy may be something more serious. I would have the blood counts rechecked very soon. Most children with viral infections will perk up with treatment of the fever. If this is not the case, please call your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Intermittent high grade fever with sweating and chills on 18yrz old boy for a week? What is the main cause?
NB: Malaria and typhoid tests ne
Infection?: The main cause for unexplained fever is infection and sometimes it's hard to identify the focus. If fever continues, he may need a thorough work up in the hospital, including blood and other fluid cultures, scans, ultrasounds and a work up for other infrequent causes of fever, such as autoimmune diseases and tumors. ...Read more
How about...: ...aplastic anemia, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, leukemia/lymphomas, multiple infectious or inflamatory causes (including inflammatory bowel disease), chemical poisoning, bone cancer, drug hypersensitivity, to name just a few. Please get checked ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause a higher billyruben level and a lower white blood cell count in an adult? Symptoms are nausea, vomiting, low grade fever
Many causes...: Many things can cause high bilirubin and low white count. Common causes are biliary obstruction by gallstones, tumors or scarring in the gallbladder, pancreas, and bile ducts. Hemolysis (rupture of red blood cells) can also raise your bilirubin. Please follow up with your doctor because additional work up is needed. ...Read more
Diarrhea, sore throat, congestion, cough, high fever which is now a low grade fever with sweating, headache. Flu or upper respitory tract infection?
How bad is it?: First define the problem (do you have soft or frequent stool?), circumstances under which diarrhea developed (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion, food intolerances, stressful times, exposure to ill individuals, food poisoning, ischemic gut, inflammatory colitis, etc.), severity (stool volume, dehydration, blood, night-time awakening, weight loss), & duration. The "cure" depends on diagnosis. ...Read more
9 years child with high fever for 4 days and a very serious rash that doesn't itch+white color throat.Is the rash dangerous?
See doctor: It is important to have your child tested for strep throat (which can lead to a sorethroat, rash and fever). Strep throat should be treated with an antibiotic to reduce risk of secondary complications. Rash and fever may be viral; however, without an exam it is impossible to say for certain. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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