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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

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


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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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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

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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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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

Dr. James Chapman
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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