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Why Do You Run A Low Grade Fever With Lupus
Yes you can: The common cold (mild viral upper respiratory infection) is usually caused by the rhino or adeno virus. Common cold symptoms generally include cough, nasal congestion, runny nose, headache, and mild fever. However, a more acute onset and severe sxs including body aches and high fever is likely due to the flu (influenza virus). More persistent or severe sxs can be sign of a bacterial infection. ...Read more
Yes: First you need to be careful what you are calling the "flu". Many refer to stomach virus causing gastroenteritis as the flu and you may not run much fever with that but the true "flu" is really influenza which is a respiratory disease and almost always causes fever except in the extremely debilitated who may not be able mount much fever in response to a virus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treat the infection: You treat the infection with appropriate antibiotics. ...Read more
If someone were to have a low grade fever from a lupus flare, would antibiotics get rid of the fever?
Maybe nothing: These levels fluctuate wildly even from hour to hour, often with no obvious cause. They are never more than a small part of any medical puzzle ...Read more
More info: How high is the temperature and how did you take it? How old is the child, are they in day care or otherwise exposed, who else in family is ill. If the fever is less than 104 f, the child is alert and without other symptoms would make them comfortable, keep them well hydrated and wait things out. If new symptoms develop email us back and will try to help. Hope they are better soon. ...Read more
Low grade fever every few nights, bloody stools, & can feel a bit of agitation in the colon. Do i need to see a doctor? What tests would they do?
What to do if I have the flu with a low grade fever, could I take a shower or is that a bad idea?
Yes.: Yes. You can take a shower, it is healthy for you and those around you. Try to let the water run at room temperature or cooler. Avoid warm or hot water. ...Read more
Dealing with all these symptoms of lupus with a positive Ana just not high enough to diagnose. How sick do I have to get to show in bloodwork?
What's severity?: Low iron causes iron deficiency anemia. It's just a matter of time before onset. Depending on how low iron is or how bad anemia is, running will be affected. However, there is no way that running will improve your anemia or somehow generate more iron. The real question is, why do you have low iron and how can we fix that? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would make you run a fever and your urine culture to come back abnormal, but you don't have a uti?
Can you have extreme sweating with a kidney infection and if I have WBC count of 30 is that considered high.
It's high: If by '30' you mean 30, 000, that's extremely high. If you have a kidney infection, are sweating, and have a WBC of 30, 000, you should be seen by a doctor right away. ...Read more
If you have a fever of 101 with chills and sweats for 2 day with a slight cough, should you go to the drs or let is wear off?
I am a lupus patient and I had angle pain with a little lump and a lump in the groin with a low grade fever
Lupus? Received positive 1:160 homogenous ANA. Familial history of lupus, breathing pain, extreme fatigue, joint pain, constant low grade fever
Cannot diagnose: This clinical history suggests a need for you to be seen by an astute clinician or even a rheumatologist. Need more info and further testing and examination before a diagnosis can be offered. What you describe can fit numerous conditions. Go soon and be evaluated. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more
Topics/lupus patient w/chills low grade fever earachesore throat pain when breathing cough with some mucuslymph nodes hard & swollen. See a doc?
Absolutely: Fevers in patients with lupus always need to be evaluated. This is even more true in view of your other symptoms. ...Read more
Low grade fever, fatigue for 5 months. Rf 54, +ana, +blood in urine (comes and go. Rheumy ruled out lupus, ra, etc. Have appt. With urologist. Ideas?
Infec, stone, growth: It could be an infection, a stone or a growth. Nothing to do but walk it through. Sorry for the trouble, but get it done. You're on the right track. ...Read more
Ana 1:160speckled, ESR 29, IgG 1710, low grade fever, flulike feeling, wrist and back ache (sometimes) blotchy areas on arms/stomach in heat, swollen nodes 1cm in neck, doc says lupus, do I trust her?
Do you run a low grade fever (99.4) with allergies I gave a white patch and a white dot at the back of my throat Kind of sore and kind of hard swollow?
In tumor fever without infection, is it normal to run a low grade fever 24 hours a day? Not on chemo or meds.
My lymphnodes on back of my head keep swelling. I do have occasionally night sweats and run a low grade fever. Could this be related to my cylcles?
For the past three days I have run a low grade fever (99.8-100.0) in the afternoon with muscle aches and fatigue. Otherwise symptom free. What gives?
My kids 3 & 5 are both coughing & running low grade fever. Whats the best medicine to help mostly with cough this without dr visit?
What could be the cause of generally feeling ill? Like feeling like i'm running a low grade fever, but the thermometer reads normal.
I found out today that gallbladder is at 9%. Some drs tell me that i could run low grade fever and some say not. I don't have any stones.Comes and goes?
Symptoms too?: Fever is non-specific and doesn't point at the gb alone. Do you have any typical gb symptoms like pain after meals in the ruq? Some illnesses of the gb are caused by build up of cholesterol inside the wall of the gallbladder. No stones will be seen. If you have RUQ pain and 9% ejection fraction from the gallbladder not emptying properly, consider discussing these findings with a general surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a bunionectomy on February 19 starting with my last visit to the dock have been running a low grade fever is that normal?
I am running a low grade fever and nausea. I also just feel bad. Just a general feeling of being unwell. I have no appetite for about a week.
Not FUO yet: Most of the time these symptoms mysteriously end up going away on their own and are ascribe to a viral illness. A week of low grade fevers and loss of appetite may be indicative of B symptoms and should be evaluated by a face-to-face visit with a doctor. The physical exam and basic blood tests can usually pretty quickly rule out the more worrisome causes. ...Read more
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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