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Doctor insights on: What Infection Causes Low Grade Fever And Some Sweating And Nite Sweats

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Dr. Ira Katz
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Painful throat,low grade fever,night sweats for first 2 nights, nasal congestion, bad cough, is this sign of HIV ARS at 3 weeks? Or viral infection?

Painful throat,low grade fever,night sweats for first 2 nights,  nasal congestion, bad cough, is this sign of HIV ARS at 3 weeks?  Or viral infection?

Virus: It sounds like a bad cold or the flu. Start with hydration, rest and OTC rx. If it persists then see your doctor for a good checkup especially if the cough persists. ( may be bronchitis or less likely pneumonia) ...Read more

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Is a low grade fever normal 2 1/2 months after diagnosis of rmsf and CMV virus? I am on round 2 of doxycline but still fever and sweats persists.

Is a low grade fever normal 2 1/2 months after diagnosis of rmsf and CMV virus? I am on round 2 of doxycline but still fever and sweats persists.

Infectious disease: Specialist consultation would be helpful at this point. Also consider seeing an acupuncturist. Chinese medicine doctor. Their protocols can help in this situation in addition to the other things you are doing. ...Read more

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I've been coughing violently and throwing what i eat the last 2 days. Have night sweats. Also am running a low grade fever.

I've been coughing violently and throwing what i eat the last 2 days. Have night sweats. Also am running a low grade fever.

You may need to go t: If you are unable to keep any liquids down, you should consider going to an er tonight and be treated with IV fluids and medication to control vomiting and you cough. If you can keep down liquids, then consider going to see your doctor in his office tomorrow. ...Read more

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I have been running an intermittent low grade fever for the past 3 - 4 months. Maybe 2 - 3 times per week, along with night sweats. No other symptoms.

I have been running an intermittent low grade fever for the past 3 - 4 months. Maybe 2 - 3 times per week, along with night sweats. No other symptoms.

Fever/Unknown Origin: 48 year old lady with Fever of Unknown Origin for 3-4 months. Have you reached menopause yet? Menopause is a cause of fever of unknown origin in a woman your age. Do you have chills? any weight loss? sick contacts? bites? travel? sexual history? You should get a full exam to determine possible sources. Some causes are malignancy, abscess, tuberculosis, malaria, drug wdrawl, underlying med problem ...Read more

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Tingling all over, fatigue, sweats, low grade fever, no discharge or coughing?

Tingling all over, fatigue, sweats, low grade fever, no discharge or coughing?

Symptoms: The symptoms you described are not specific for any particular disease. Suspect a viral illness. I would advise you to watch yourself, drink plenty of fluids, give yourself extra rest. If worse, see doc, otherwise, wish you well. ...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


Dr. John Landi
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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