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Low Grade Fever Hypothyroidism
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Poor Expression: I hear this expression very often. In peediatrics, any temperature under 100.5f is considered normal. Over is considered elevated. The "low grade" expression refers to elevations over 98.6f of a degree or 2. These are not really "fevers". ...Read more
That's normal.: That would actually be a normal temperature. ...Read more
Low grade fever: The normal body temperature is 37 degrees centigrade. Anything above 37. 5 degrees centigrade is consider a low grade temperature. ...Read more
No: No it is not, but a positive pregnancy test is. ...Read more
No: Not unless you are exercising too much. ...Read more
Get seen urgently: I recommend this child be seen urgently in a pediatric ER setting. I don't like the description of the mental status. Even if this were a low-grade viral infection of upper respiratory tract, ear, or G.I. the baby should still be irritable, cranky, and feeding. Pack an overnight bag and get to the ER would be my recommendation. ...Read more
Fever and pregnancy: It is never "normal" to have an elevated temperature, and certainly not in pregnancy. Low grade is defined as 100 degrees or a little less, and may be due to a urinary tract infection, so it is best to investigate: see your healthcare provider to be certain, and do not delay. ...Read more
Depends on situation: If it bulges when baby is upright, it can mean excess pressure has built up in the head & is a reason to go in & have baby checked. Normally hydrated infants can bulge laying down and or during fussy periods. ...Read more
Depends: Continued fever with pneumonia while already on oral antibiotics can be of concern. It may be indicative of a pleural effusion (fluid in the lining of the lung). It can also just mean you need to give the antibiotics more time to work. I suggest discussing this with your doctor and getting a chest x-ray. ...Read more
No: If you have fever with COPD or emphysema you might have an infection such as bronchitis or pneumonia developing. If yu really do have a fever you should see your dr to be sure. Carbon dioxide building up in body with these lung coditions is often a sign of progrressive lung infection in presentation with fever. ...Read more
No, not like that: Having no low grade fever means your temperature is fine. That has nothing to do with your multiple myeloma status. Multiple myeloma status has to be checked through blood work evaluation, and some other testing including bone marrow biopsy. Fever can be caused by different condition -i.e. Infection, inflammation etc. ...Read more
Fatigue: Symptoms may be due to fatigue after a whole days work. See your doctor for a workup. ...Read more
Take him to ER: 5 yr kid temp of 103 needs professional evaluation (need examination by a physician) take to ER if you are unable to reach his pediatrician, may or may not be related to his head injury. ...Read more
Surgery four days ago. Now freezing really bad headache and body hurts. At most a low grade fever.
I've had a low grade fever (99.5 and below) for a couple days. At what point do I need to see a doctor?
Fever: A body temperature of 99.5 is not fever. Your temperature will vary with the time of day, exercise, emotional status, the time of your menstrual cycle. It is often lowest in the early morning and highest in the late afternoon or evening. If it exceeds 100.4 (38C) and you have other symptoms you may want to see a doctor. You are in a great city. Enjoy. ...Read more
Can seasonal allergies cause a very low grade fever? 99.0 at night? Is this something to be concerned about?
Body temperature: Everyone's baseline temperature varies. 98.6 f is the average temperature for most people. 99.0 f is normal for some people. There is nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Iv been having a near constant low grade fever for the past week. What could cause this? Should I see a doctor?
Fever: You don't say what your temp actually is and whether you have any other symptoms. If your temp is greater than 100.4 and persists, the answer is "Yes", see a doctor. Get better soon. ...Read more
I have been having low grade fever before and during my past 2 periods. I'm 20 years old. Should I be worried?
Unlikely: I am not sure there is anything to worry about as you are young and healthy. Now if you had something serious the fever would not stop after the period. Then restart at the next period. If you are having fevers all the time then see your doctor. Note it depends what you call a fever. If you are having temps over 99.5 frequently then you might see someone. If you just feel warm that's not it. ...Read more
I have had a low grade fever ranging from 99.5-100.7 for 3 1/2 weeks, random headaches, pain in the back and neck?
Low grade: Viral infection with relapsing sounds probable; however, I recommend an exam and blood testing to see how your body fights off infection. Definitely get examined. ...Read more
My three year old has a cough and low grade fever just common cold or do I need to make an appointment with her dr? -
You decide: A general rule for this is based on the kids behavior. If they are taking feeds/fluids well;playing for periods during the day and sleeping well at night you can probably monitor it at home. If her feeds are off, she doesn't play and otherwise bothers you it is time for a visit. ...Read more
I have been had low grade fever for 3 month in nigeria. I am diagnosed malaria. What malaria parasite causes such symptom?
Malaria: Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a type of unicellular microorganism) of the genus plasmodium. Malaria causes symptoms that typically include fever and headache, which in severe cases can progress to coma or death. ...Read more
What could cause an intermittent low grade fever (99.2-101 mostly) for a month? Going to pediatrician this week about this.
Multiple causes: Fever for 1 month without a clear cause fall under the umbrella term Fever of Unknown Origin. The evaluation requires in depth history and thorough physical. Other required tests and procedures will be at the discretion of your pediatrician. An accurate account of your child's history to include travel, exposures, other symptoms and any treatment before / since fever will be invaluable to your MD. ...Read more
Hi My brother is on cephroxine for typhoid for a week. Is it an effective medicine. Had low grade fever and diarrohea. Thanks.
Reassurance: Cephalosporins are very powerful antibiotics for typhoid infection. Your brother in good hands. ...Read more