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Remedies For Low Grade Fever
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?
Is FSH 8.4MIU/ML and LH 37.3MIU/ML on day 14 normal ratio or not, and if not what is the treatment and the cause? Can this cause low grade fever?
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
8 months after sex exposure, HIV negative but TB skin test positive, low grade fever, swollen glands., no cough. Should needed treatment for tb??
I have sore throat, low grade fever, no coughing. I am trying to see if i need antibotic. I went to doc yesterday did not have this. Any home remedies?
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
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
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
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
Febrile: Yes. It is.Get a more detailed answer ›