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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)

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

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What can cause stools to be white and a low grade fever?

What can cause stools to be white and a low grade fever?

Medical evaluation: Hello. Prompt medical evaluation is warranted for extremely light stool. There are a number of possible causes such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or obstruction of a bile duct (i.e., gallstone or a mass). Any significant change in bowel habitus warrants assessment. ...Read more

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Could there be a link between hip pain and low grade fever?

Could there be a link between hip pain and low grade fever?

Perhaps: An infection in the hip, especially a prosthetic hip, could initially present with fever and pain. ...Read more

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14 month old son very sleepy low grade fever barely eating?

14 month old son very sleepy low grade fever barely eating?

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

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Is it normal in early pregnancy to experience a low grade fever?

Is it normal in early pregnancy to experience a low grade fever?

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

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Can anemia cause low grade fever everyday..specially on exertion.?

Can anemia cause low grade fever everyday..specially on exertion.?

No, but...: Anemia does not cause fever, but many diseases cause both anemia and fever. This warrants investigation by a physician. ...Read more

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What can cause a 6month old soft spot to bulge with low grade fever?

What can cause a 6month old soft spot to bulge with low grade fever?

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

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Child has pnemonia still low grade fever while antibiotics is that ok?

Child has pnemonia still low grade fever while antibiotics is that ok?

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

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I have very cold/stinging toes and a low grade fever... Any suggestions?

I have very cold/stinging toes and a low grade fever... Any suggestions?

Medical Evaluation: This does not sound good. Could be an infection. Could be a blocked artery or vein in the lower extremity. Get to a doctor for evaluation immediately! ...Read more

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Copd or emphizma cause low grade fever? I've heard when carbon builds up in body?

Copd or emphizma  cause low grade fever? I've heard when carbon builds up in body?

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

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M58, i don't have low grade fever does this means that I am free of multiple myeloma? Thanks

M58, i don't have low grade fever does this means that I am free of multiple myeloma? Thanks

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

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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


Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more