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Sandfly Fever Sicilian Virus
Not sure: Need more information to be able to answer. Fever is often associated with many infections, including viral. Different viruses cause different problems and different symptoms. The amount of fever usually does not suggest a particular infection. If it is very high in a child that is not acting sick, it can be a common childhood virus. "low fever virus" is really not a classification of viruses. ...Read more
It could: 2 b on the safe side get in 2 c ur pcp 4 eval, 2 ro a serious underlying proces. ...Read more
Is there a virus that has no fever, but makes children very tired, achey, chilled, and a heavy feeling?
VIRAL SYNDROME: When after a thorough medical exam and we cannot find a cause, DX is viral syndrome. ...Read more
Is there a reason my 3 kids age 1, 4, & 8 all have a mild fever? Is there a virus in the MidWest currently?
Close proximity: Fevers are usually caused by infections, and most infections are transmitted either by respiratory or hand contact, so those in close proximity, like siblings are most likely to transmit infections to each other. Young children have lower immune systems, so that may be why you are not sick too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
L have virus infection so I am in fever and my age is 19 years.So what can I do? I am in fever since 3 days.
How healthy is it to give your 4 & 5 yr old 5 different med. To help with the fever that they just have a virus?
Reply: Overuse of any medicine is not beneficial and can be rather harmful. Fever is a physiologic response of the immune system to the offending agents it could be viral, bacterial or anything. Knowing the fever by checking with a thermometer and doing supportive measures like more fluid intake, tap water sponging for high fever can help instead to giving med back to back. ...Read more
My 4 year old nephew has a fever of 103.8 i took him to the e.R and they said it's just a virus it's that possible?
Newly diagnosed with chronic epstein barr virus (ebv) i've been having low grade fevers. Is this what's causing then?
What causes a fever? Bacteria or virus? I know its a germ that causes sickness but what causes a fever, bacteria or virus?
Both: Bacterial and viral infections can cause fevers, in fact they are hallmark symptoms. Viral fevers tend to be lower grade as a rule, and bacterial higher. It is one way the body fights back, by basically "cooking" the pathogen in an attempt to kill it off. The mechanisms are too lengthy to describe here, but the answer is both. ...Read more