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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Moderate Fever (Overview)

Moderate fever is a symptom in which a person's internal body temperature is medium high, about 100.5-102 degrees. Many medical conditions and infections can cause moderate fevers.


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Drinking causing a moderate fever?

Drinking causing a moderate fever?

YOU MAY FEEL FLUSHED: And warm, but it does not normally a fever causing habit. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
10 doctors shared insights

Moderate Fever (Overview)

Moderate fever is a symptom in which a person's internal body temperature is medium high, about 100.5-102 degrees. Many medical conditions and infections can cause moderate fevers.


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What is a moderate fever?

What is a moderate fever?

Depends: Moderate is one of those words which may have different interpretations for different people. Much will depend upon your age, your baseline temperatures, etc. But in general, 102.5 seems moderate and anything above that high. ...Read more

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Treating a Fever (Tip)

Treating a Fever

Fever is body's natural way to kill off what is making you sick. It is actually a good thing. ...See more

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Treating a Fever (Checklist)

Don't panic! Most fevers is uncomfortable, but harmless.
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Take the appropriate dose of acetaminophen or ibuprofen
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Try cool compresses -- they may be soothing
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See your doctor if your fever is higher than 102 for more than 2 days
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Is it ok to work out with a moderate cough even if the symphtoms are still present after 7 days of treatment (no fever)?

Is it ok to work out with a moderate cough even if the symphtoms are still present after 7 days of treatment (no fever)?

If it doesn't bother: You. Go for it! coughs can last for way more than 7-10 days. Sometimes they can last up to a month or more depending on what the cause was. If you are not short of breath, and not bothered by coughing while exercising...No harm done.. ...Read more

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What would you do to get rid of a fever?

What would you do to get rid of a fever?

Why?: Why treat a low grade fever? It may be helpful, it should not affect you adversely other than being aware of it, and simply recording the levels of fever and the times it occurs may help your doctor if it persists and you need a diagnosis. If you are really bothered by it you can take Aspirin or tylenol (acetaminophen) every 4-6 hours to suppress it. Less than a minute ago. ...Read more

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Treating a Fever (Tip)

Treating a Fever

A fever can stunt the growth and reproduction of bacteria and viruses. ...See more

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Managing Hay Fever (Checklist)

Avoid heavy pollen areas
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Use air conditioners during pollen season
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If necessary, use a non-sedating antihistamine
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What is a moderate fever?

Depends: Moderate is one of those words which may have different interpretations for different people. Much will depend upon your age, your baseline temperatures, etc. But in general, 102.5 seems moderate and anything above that high. ...Read more

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What is a low-moderate fever?

What is a low-moderate fever?

Fever: Fever is generally elevated body temperature greater than 100.5 f. Low to moderate would be 100.6-103.0f. ...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