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What are the causes of recurring fever?

What are the causes of recurring fever?

Many: Tick borne relapsing fever and louse borne relapsing fever are caused by spirochetes, a type of bacteria. There are many other causes of recurring fevers due to infectious and non-infectious diseases. Anyone having unexplained recurring fevers should see their doctor. ...Read more

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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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What does a recurring fever, every couple of days, for over a week, mean in a child?

What does a recurring fever, every couple of days, for over a week, mean in a child?

Need more info: What other symptoms does the child have, how old is the child, how high the fever, is it really fever, etc.? If this keeps up, have your family doctor or pediatrician see the child. ...Read more

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What can be done for a recurring fever?

What can be done for a recurring fever?

FUO!: Fever of unknown origin is one of the most fascinating diagnostic puzzles, and the most satisfying, if the cause is indentified. Some are infectious, forms of arthritis, inflammatory disease of the intestines, many other autoimmune diseases, and cancer. You need to be evaluated quickly. Symptomatic rx should be tried (ie. Aleve), but this is not the solution. Treating the cause primary! ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a recurring fever?

What does it mean if I have a recurring fever?

Depends: Tick borne relapsing fever and louse borne relapsing fever are caused by spirochetes, a type of bacteria. There are many other causes of recurring fevers due to infectious and non-infectious diseases. Anyone having unexplained recurring fevers should see their doctor. ...Read more

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Could my recurring fever be due to herpes?

Could my recurring fever be due to herpes?

Yes.: Fever commonly accompanies and outbreak of herpes, but remember too that the fever, caused perhaps by another illness, depresses your immune system, which brings out the herpes lesion. Hence the term: "fever blister.". ...Read more

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Could a spider bite cause a recurring fever?

Could a spider bite cause a recurring fever?

See below: For u s spiders, this is unlikely unless a secondary infection occurs and is not treated adequately. If this is going on, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause a recurring fever / headache every few weeks?

What could cause a recurring fever / headache every few weeks?

Fever recurring: Unexplained recurring fever should always be investigated to rule out significant disease. Call your doctor to report this. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of recurring fever and stomach aches?

What could be the cause of recurring fever and stomach aches?

Numerous causes: There are numerous causes. This issue requires an evaluation and a probably ct scan of the abdomen. See a doctor. If you do not have one, go to a clinic or er. ...Read more

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My daughter has a a recurring fever for 10 days with no other symptoms. The doctor cleared her & said it must be a summer virus... What else can it b?

My daughter  has a a recurring fever for 10 days with no other symptoms. The doctor cleared her & said it must be a summer virus... What else can it b?

See doctor again : Most viral illnesses can lead to a fever that lasts 3-5 days. However, it is true that this may still be a viral infection. When fevers last over 14 days, it may be necessary to get blood work done to make sure this is not a bacterial infection (such as Lyme disease or a urinary tract infection), or an autoimmune process. ...Read more

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How can an MRI, CT, 2 colonoscopies & an EGD fail 2 find cause of dark GI bleeding, steatorrhea, and >1yr recurring fever? Besides polyp + some random inflammation in antrum & sigmoid, no answers :(.

How can an MRI, CT, 2 colonoscopies & an EGD fail 2 find cause of dark GI bleeding, steatorrhea, and >1yr recurring fever? Besides  polyp + some random inflammation in antrum & sigmoid, no answers :(.

May have Crohns?: U'r dark GI bleed is then likely coming from u'r small intestine. There is such a procedure as a capsule Endoscopy, but an EGD alone only go's to the duodenum. small intestine very difficult to look into. With the recurrent fevers inflammatory bowel disease is possible, but other autoimmune disorders should also be considered like lupus. May want to see a Internal Medicine doc or rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Recurring Fever (Definition)

Recurring fever is a symptom in which a person's fever comes and goes, usually with a pattern, such as twice a day, once a day, once every two days, ...Read more


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