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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