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Dr. Bradford Patt
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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


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Does teething cause a low grade fever?

Does teething cause a low grade fever?

Teething fever?: I don't think anyone can answer that question for sure. There seems to be a disagreement in the dental and medical community on that issue. It's possible. Having said that, if your child has a low grade fever, i would check with your own pediatrician as to what he\she believes and whether it would be a good idea to have your child in for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Does teething come with a low grade fever?

Does teething come with a low grade fever?

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 more

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Teach 4th grade. Any cure for spring fever?

Teach 4th grade. Any cure for spring fever?

Not sure: Do you have a fever and it happens to be spring? If you a low grade viral illness suggest you not expose your students until you are better. As a teacher you are susceptible to everything each of your students is carrying and vice-verse. Hope you get better quickly. ...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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Sick with vague symptoms (especially gastro) and low grade fever for 8-9 months. WBC 14; 4.2 lymphocytes; 8.2 neutrophils.19cm liver; high CRP/ALT.

Sick with vague symptoms (especially gastro) and low grade fever for 8-9 months. WBC 14; 4.2 lymphocytes; 8.2 neutrophils.19cm liver; high CRP/ALT.

Low grade fever...: ... and high white count is not compatible with the diagnosis of IBS, but suggests either your symptoms need re-evaluation and/or something else is superimposed. Pursue further evaluation--don't give up. Has Crohn's disease been ruled out?? ...Read more

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What temperature is a low grade fever considered?

What temperature is a low grade fever considered?

100.2 degrees orless: 38 degrees celcius or 100.4 degrees f is considered the temperature above low grade. ...Read more

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What is a low grade fever in children? What temperature count as fever if takes oral?

What is a low grade fever in children? What temperature count as fever if takes oral?

Normal temp: is 97-(36.1degree C)--99F(3&.2 degree C) oral temp is 1 degree higher than axilary temp a temp of 100.4degrees is considered a low grade fever ...Read more

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High wbc, plt, tnf-a. Persistent low grade fever(99.5-101.5), 5w preg, on p4 supp. How do you diagnose whether fever is from cytokines or infections?

High wbc, plt, tnf-a. Persistent low grade fever(99.5-101.5), 5w preg, on p4 supp. How do you diagnose whether fever is from cytokines or infections?

Fever: One of the major stimuli for the hypothalamus to adjust the body temperature is the production of cytokines. These are substances released from one cell which affect the behavior of other cells and one of the primary stimuli for the release of cytokines is infection. The story you tell suggests that you have a chronic focus of inflammation and this may well be due to infection. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Low grade fever with nasal congestion, need antibiotics?

Low grade fever with nasal congestion, need antibiotics?

Probably not: Your symptoms could very well be a viral infection, which does not require antibiotics. If you have thick green mucous for 7 days it greater, there is an increased probability with the symptoms you describe. Best to have an evaluation so you can get prompt treatment. ...Read more

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Is my toddler contagious with ear infection and low grade fever?

Is my toddler contagious with ear infection and low grade fever?

Yes: An ear infection is not contagious, but the cold or upper respiratory illness he had that caused the ear infection is. Good rule of thumb is that he should be fever free for 24 hours before being considered not contagious. ...Read more

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Diarrhea, sore throat, congestion, cough, high fever which is now a low grade fever with sweating, headache. Flu or upper respitory tract infection?

Diarrhea, sore throat, congestion, cough, high fever which is now a low grade fever with sweating, headache. Flu or upper respitory tract infection?

The flu?: The symptoms you report sound consistent with a viral illness such as influenza. You can consider ibuprofen or acetaminophen for fever or pain and expect symptoms to resolve in a week or two. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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What is the differential diagnosis for low grade fever in children since one month (99.3-99.8) with no other symptoms?

What is the differential diagnosis for low grade fever in children since one month (99.3-99.8) with no other symptoms?

Normal child: A temperature below 100.5 is not considered a fever. Any differential diagnosis would be more related to other symptoms than the temperature of 99.8 degrees. Infants can get a temperature that high from over wrapping. ...Read more

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(low lymph, high neuts - a few months), low grade fever, chills, fatigue, low abdominal pain, low back pain---all of this for 6-8 weeks at least, thx?

(low lymph, high neuts - a few months), low grade fever, chills, fatigue, low abdominal pain, low back pain---all of this for 6-8 weeks at least, thx?

Can be serous : I'm affraid you must see a doctor asap. These symptoms are typical for certain cancers or ongoing infection. ...Read more

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Can modafinil cause low grade fever?

Can modafinil cause low grade fever?

Not a: significant issue in FDA studies for the drugs approval! ...Read more

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Pls suggest medicines for low grade fever with few symptoms of cold and cough for my 2 yr old child, please note child 's appetite , water intake r normal.?

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Pls suggest medicines for low grade fever with few symptoms of cold and cough for my 2 yr old child, please note child 's appetite , water intake r normal.?

Common cold: Benadryl liquid is good for both cough and cold in young children. Adjust dosage according to your child's weight per instruction from drug company. Low grade fever can be just monitored without treatment as some scientists believe fever is a natural mechanism for the body to fight infection. High fever should be treated with Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) to avoid seizure from overheating of the brain! ...Read more

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After cancer treatment, I more often than not run a low grade fever, 99.5-100. It's been 2 1/2 years. Is this normal? Should I press for answers?

After cancer treatment, I more often than not run a low grade fever, 99.5-100. It's been 2 1/2 years. Is this normal? Should I press for answers?

Normal: Fever for your group is 101 or over. Older people get the 99 degrees or more due to how the body changes. no need to worry just on the temperature (no fever). ...Read more

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My mother was diagnosed with overlap syndrome but still she has low grade fever ranges from 36.7 to 37.4 c after treatment. What should we do?

My mother was diagnosed with overlap syndrome but still she has low grade fever ranges from 36.7 to 37.4 c after treatment. What should we do?

Overlap not helpful: Hi Ruby 290. 'Overlap Syndrome' is a Rheumatologists way of saying your mother has signs/symptoms of two of their favored diagnoses...which probably actually means her condition hasn't been well studied. I would be sure you are working with an academic person at a tertiary center, someone who has time and compassion to begin and supervise a disease modifying program (DMARD) for her. ...Read more

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My 7yr old daughter have stomach gas and stomach pain, loose stool and bloated have low grade fever. what remedies can i give to her? thanks

My 7yr old daughter have stomach gas and stomach pain, loose stool and bloated have low grade fever. what remedies can i give to her? thanks

Diet changes: There really are no good medicines for a 7 year old who is dealing with a bout of stomach flu. This is a virus that the body needs to deal with. Diet should be dairy free for a few days, and focus on plenty of water, very dilute juice, complex carbohydrates and easy to digest proteins such as eggs, white meats, peanut butter. It will also help to give a probiotic for about a week until better ...Read more

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Is 100.5 a low grade fever ?

Is 100.5 a low grade fever ?

Yes: Technically speaking, temperatures in the 100's are low-grade fevers. The next question is, "Is there any reason to worry about a low grade fever in a particular person?" The answer depends on the whole story, not just his or her temperature. ...Read more

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Low grade fever for 4 weeks, what to do?

Undiagnosed viral dz: see you doctor; need work up for unknown viral infection or inflammatory process; must rule out connective tissue dz or illness. ...Read more

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I have had a low grade fever for two days?

I have had a low grade fever for two days?

How can we help?: Please resubmit and be sure to include a specific & clear question. ...Read more

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Can you have a low grade fever with a cold?

Can you have a low grade fever with a cold?

Yes you can: The common cold (mild viral upper respiratory infection) is usually caused by the rhino or adeno virus. Common cold symptoms generally include cough, nasal congestion, runny nose, headache, and mild fever. However, a more acute onset and severe sxs including body aches and high fever is likely due to the flu (influenza virus). More persistent or severe sxs can be sign of a bacterial infection. ...Read more

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How can I fake a temporary low grade fever?

How can I fake a temporary low grade fever?

Malingering: The faking of medical symptoms for the sake of some benefit to you is known as malingering. This is not something that many doctors are going to want to help you to do. ...Read more

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What number is considered a low grade fever?

What number is considered  a low grade fever?

Less than 100.4 : Less than 38 degrees celsius or 100.4 degrees farenheit is considered low grade. ...Read more

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What could cause a low grade fever in 6 wk olds?

Different infections: Viral infection is often the cause but there is also a possibility of bacterial infection, e.g., urinary tract infection. The infant has to be seen by primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What temperature is a low grade fever considered?

100.2 degrees orless: 38 degrees celcius or 100.4 degrees f is considered the temperature above low grade. ...Read more

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What can cause a low grade fever every 7 to 10 days?

Need more info: What's low grade? Recurring fever is usually a sign of a significant problem, especially if you have other symptoms or problems. Some infections such as malaria can do this, relapsing mediterranean fever (rare). Some inflammatory condition even like rheumatoid arthritis can do it. Some cancers like lymphoma come to mind. If you feel fine, some people just have higher 'normal" temperatures. ...Read more

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Low grade fever every day for 3 weeks 97.0 and 99.5?

Low grade fever every day for 3 weeks 97.0 and 99.5?

Fever: Fever is a sign of infection usually. Most viral illnesses will resolve on their own in 2-3 days but ongoing fevers even low grade should not be taken lightly. Go see your physician now to determine the cause ...Read more

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What should I do for a low grade fever for three days?

What should I do for a low grade fever for three days?

May not need to...: The most common cause of elevated body temperature/fever is viral illness/infection. It is a defense mechanism your body is mounting in attempt to rid off the infection quicker--heat speeds up chemical reaction, thus body can work a bit quicker. If it is mild and not causing symptoms for you, leave it alone. If too high, motrin/tylenol as needed for comfort. Consult doc if much worse. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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Fever, Mild (99.0 F 100.9 F) (Definition)

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