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After cancer treatment, I more often than not run a low grade fever, 99.5-100. It's been 2 1/2 years. Is this normal? Should I press for answers?

After cancer treatment, I more often than not run a low grade fever, 99.5-100. It's been 2 1/2 years. Is this normal? Should I press for answers?

Normal: Fever for your group is 101 or over. Older people get the 99 degrees or more due to how the body changes. no need to worry just on the temperature (no fever). ...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


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My mother was diagnosed with overlap syndrome but still she has low grade fever ranges from 36.7 to 37.4 c after treatment. What should we do?

My mother was diagnosed with overlap syndrome but still she has low grade fever ranges from 36.7 to 37.4 c after treatment. What should we do?

Overlap not helpful: Hi Ruby 290. 'Overlap Syndrome' is a Rheumatologists way of saying your mother has signs/symptoms of two of their favored diagnoses...which probably actually means her condition hasn't been well studied. I would be sure you are working with an academic person at a tertiary center, someone who has time and compassion to begin and supervise a disease modifying program (DMARD) for her. ...Read more

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My kids 3 & 5 are both coughing & running low grade fever. Whats the best medicine to help mostly with cough this without dr visit?

My kids 3 & 5 are both coughing & running low grade fever.  Whats the best medicine to help mostly with cough this without dr visit?

Antitussives: Codeine is the gold standard, but only by prescription. Use a preparation marked dm for dextromethorphan. In children, the recommended dose of dextromethorphan is 1 mg/kg/day divided into four doses, with a maximum daily dose of 30 mg for children aged 2 to 5 years. ...Read more

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Can you give me advice? I have been running a low grade fever for 10 days now. I am anyone know how to cure this fever once and for all naturally?

Can you give me advice? I have been running a low grade fever for 10 days now. I am anyone know how to cure this fever once and for all naturally?

Febrile illness: see your provider; don't just self treat after 5-7 days. too long and too risky; long differriental of potential problems ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can naturally or holistically cure a low grade fever?

Can you tell me how i can naturally or holistically cure a low grade fever?

Fever is 101.: Fever is not a disease, but a sign of a disease. Generally important to find out the cause for fever. It can mean something dangerous is going on. If the cause is found, and not dangerous, Acetaminophen works well. Naturally?? Then measures like not covering yourself in blankets, and being in a cool environment, or cool showers might help. ...Read more

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I've had a low grade fever for 4 days i'm on antibiotics but it still isn't going away. What do I do?

I've had a low grade fever for 4 days i'm on antibiotics but it still isn't going away. What do I do?

Depends: This greatly depends on how high a "low grade" fever is, if the fever has been getting better at all, and what infection are the antibiotics treating? ...Read more

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My daughter is 13 months. The past few days she has had a low grade fever, doesn't have much of an appetite, cries for no reason and sleeps a lot.

My daughter is 13 months. The past few days she has had a low grade fever, doesn't have much of an appetite, cries for no reason and sleeps a lot.

Talk with a doc: The most common reason in this age group for a low grade fever (less than 100.4 C) is either a virus or teething. To make her more comfortable, you can try tylenol, (acetaminophen) but if her symptoms worsen or last for more than a few days, talk to your doc. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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