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What is a low fever virus?

What is a low fever 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

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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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Is a bladder infection a low grade infection? what exactly is a low grade infection?

Is a bladder infection a low grade infection? what exactly is a low grade infection?

UTI: HI. A low grade bladder infection is a form of urinary infection, can happen without other issues and often occurs with sexual activitiy. Lots of fluids, cranberry j and Tylenol 650 mg po q 4 hrs for pain. See your MD for a urine and culture to see if bacteria is there requiring antibiotics as well. See MD/GYN. ...Read more

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What is a viral infection that causes high fever.Should a person worry ?

What is a viral infection that causes high fever.Should a person worry ?

Many: Lots of viruses can cause a high fever - influenza (flu) is one of them. Colds can cause fevers too. So can the "stomach flu" - which are often viruses. Having a fever or the number that it reaches isn't in and of itself a cause for concern. Doctors are more concerned with why a fever is happening. ...Read more

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What is a low-moderate fever?

What is a low-moderate fever?

Fever: Fever is generally elevated body temperature greater than 100.5 f. Low to moderate would be 100.6-103.0f. ...Read more

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What is considered a high fever in a toddler?

What is considered a high fever in a toddler?

High fever: A temperature in the range of102-104 is consider a high temperature in toddlers. ...Read more

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What temperature is a fever dangerous?

What temperature is a fever dangerous?

Fever can be quite..: High and still be a normal reaction to an infxn. If by dangerous you mean malignant hyperthermia, this is generally not triggered by infection. Rather it most often follows anesthesia or neuromuscular blocker, and emerging data suggests predisposition related to mutations in many genes. For infxn-related fever, tylenol/motrin and supportive care. Should resolve w/ rx of infxn. If concerns, call dr. ...Read more

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What range is a deadly fever?

What range is a deadly fever?

Fever: it depends largely on age an infant can tolerate a fever of 106 without ant bad consequences bot an elderly person may not be able to tolerate a fever of 102 for very long ...Read more

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What is a fever?

What is a fever?

Elevation of temp: A fever is an elevation of body temperature above "normal". Some define it as a temp exceeding 100, or a temp which in 24 hrs fails to get as low as 98.6. A normal temp varies during the day from early am when it may be as low as 97 to late afternoon/evening when it will reach 99.9. There are various definitions, some which are focused on when the fever is enuf to warrant doctor intervention. ...Read more

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What number is considered a low grade fever?

What number is considered  a low grade fever?

Less than 100.4 : Less than 38 degrees celsius or 100.4 degrees farenheit is considered low grade. ...Read more

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How high of a temperature is considered a fever?

How high of a temperature is considered a fever?

100.4: For most medical purposes, doctors in all specialties define fever as a temperature above 100.4 f. ...Read more

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Is a low grade fever a sign of pregnancy?

Is a low grade fever a sign of pregnancy?

A low grade temp can: Be just about anything, including an early pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is too high of a fever in a child?

What is too high of a fever in a child?

104 to 105 F: We start to worry around 104-105 degrees fahrenheit. ...Read more

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What is acute febrile illness? Just a cold a fever?

What is acute febrile illness? Just a cold a fever?

Definition: It simply means what it says. An abrupt or very recent onset of a medical disease characterized by fever. It could represent any form of inflammatory condition, but usually suggests infection. ...Read more

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What is the temp for a fever considered?

Temp over 100.4: Generally temp over 38 degrees centigrade or 100.4 farenheit are considered elevations. The other symptoms present detemine the severity of the illness. Under 2 mos of age this elevation requires immediate care.Over 105 requires immediate attention at any age. ...Read more

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Why does lymphoma cause low grade fevers? Is it because of blood counts? Physiologically, what causes the fever if there is no infection.

Why does lymphoma cause low grade fevers? Is it because of blood counts? Physiologically, what causes the fever if there is no infection.

Cytokines: Fever results from cytokines, which are chemicals produced by immune system cells in response to infection and several other conditions, including some cancers, auto-immune diseases, and others. In lymphoma, the abnormal cells themselves may produce cytokines in excess, causing fever. ...Read more

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What causes a fever? Bacteria or virus? I know its a germ that causes sickness but what causes a fever, bacteria or virus? .

What causes a fever? Bacteria or virus? I know its a germ that causes sickness but what causes a fever, bacteria or virus? 

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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

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What is a high fever in children temperature considered?

What is a high fever in children temperature considered?

95.9 to 99.5 : A normal temperature reading for a child when taken by mouth is 98.6 degrees f, though this measurement can range from 95.9 to 99.5 degrees f in different kids. Kids with temperatures consistently out of this range can be in danger and should see a physician. ...Read more

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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more