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Temperature And Sickness
Depends: Typically during an infection, body temperature is higher, which is commonly known as fever. But at times with severe infections, the body temperature may actually be lower, as it may suggest that the body's immune system not able to mount an appropriate response to the infection. ...Read more
My son has been up all night been sick every one hour the sickness has stopped now but left him with a temperature and very weak.
"Sick"=vomiting?: I tend to think of "temperature and weak" to be sick also; in any case, you'd best take him to the doctor, he may be dehydrated by now. ...Read more
My 7 year old son has been sick all night every one hour the sickness has just gone now but left him with a temperature and very weak.
I have been getting a mild temperature and pain in my lower legs with swollen ankles for the past 3-4 months. I have sickness, tiredness and have no appetite. What should I do?
Probably infection: If it's short term ie days, then likely to be infection. Most of them are viral in nature (70%). If it lasts more than 5-7 days then it is reasonable to start antibiotics. ...Read more
Is it unusual (even if possible) for overlap myeloproliferative-myelodysplastic disorder to lower an elderly person's oral temperature below 36C for about 50% of his temp readings over 2 weeks? The temperatures are highly likely to be accurate.
Can be normal : You don't need anything at all to see this is older folks. Trusting they are not hypothyroid, but if they are getting around okay, I would draw no conclusion. Different folks have different baselines and some older folks normally run a bit cooler ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do children who have been diagnosed with celiac disease tend to run lower or higher in regards to body temperature?
I am experiencing great fatigue and chills, feeling cold, ( with a normal temperature of 36.9), in the evening. What are some illness that cause this?
No temp is ok: Creutzfeldt jacob disease is transmitted by a small agent called a prion which is an abnormal protein which can replicate by changing the structure of protein like it when ingested. It is not destroyed by the normal temperatures used in cooking or even sterilizing, and therefore the disease can not be prevented in this fashion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My nails always turn to purple when i took bath and under cold temperature. Is it a symptom for certain disease?
Person is cold when in 120 decree temperature needs car heater on and a coat i know it's some type of blood disorder?
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Temperature: In general it isn't a big deal. There can be some reflex cardiac rhythm problems and this is the reason for the caution. ...Read more
"Numbness or pain induced by heat or hot water" Is it only MS symptom or any other disease can cause such hot temperature sensitivity ?
Can there be more than 102 f temperature in babies in case of viral illness.How many days it takes to recover.Is there need antibiotics?
See Dr. now: If your baby has a fever, you should definitely visit your pediatrician or go to the emergency room for a proper evaluation. Your baby could have an infection which might need to be treated right away. The severity of the fever does not indicate whether it is caused by a virus or bacteria. The baby may require antibiotics. Get this looked at asap! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"Numbness or pain induced by heat or hot water" Is it only a MS symptom or any other disease or pricess can cause such hot temperature sensitivity ?
Any neurologic: This is usually a neurologic issue not confined to MS. If this has been present for more than a couple of weeks, consult a neurologist. ...Read more