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Frequent low-grade fever?

Frequent low-grade fever?

Questions : How high is the fever when measured with a thermometer? For how long has this been going on? Age? Other symptoms? Have you seen a doctor for this? Not enough info in your question to answer it. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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How much degree is considered to be a low grade fever?

How much degree is considered to be a low grade fever?

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

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What is considered to be a low grade fever ( degrees celcius)in adults and in children ?

What is considered to be a low grade fever ( degrees celcius)in adults and in children ?

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

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Low grade fever contagious?

Low grade fever contagious?

Fever: That depends upon the cause of the fever. Infections, although commonly producing fevers, are not the only cause of fevers, and many of the infections producing fevers are not communicable to others. ...Read more

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What's considerd a low grade fever? And what's considerd a high fever in adults?

What's considerd a low grade fever? And what's considerd a high fever in adults?

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 more

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Does anxiety or fear causes low grade fever ?

Does anxiety or fear causes low grade fever ?

No: Not noticeably, the "fight-or-flight" Adrenalin rush does not usually noticeably change temperature. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more


Dr. Eric Weisman
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Low Grade Fever (Definition)

Low grade fever is a symptom in which a person's internal body temperature is mildly high, about 99-100.5 degrees. Many medical conditions and mild colds/flus can ...Read more