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Dr. Julie Abbott
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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.?

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

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

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

Fever, mild (99.0 F - 100.9 F) ...Read more