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Why Fever Wont Go Away Is This A Virus
My child has a fever that won't go away, but the doctor says its just a virus. Do I need to worry its something else?
I had a bacterial virus and fever them led to step throat won't seem to go away after a week , now i'm noticing a lump on my neck . What's going on ?
Mononucleosis?: How were you diagnosed with strep throat? If you took a course of Amoxicillin the symptoms should be gone by now. It is possible you were misdiagnosed and are suffering from infectious mononucleosis which routinely resolves on its own. If the swelling gets larger or becomes painful see your primary doctor as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How many days will the fever go away if i had GI tract virus and i had headaches two days and should I stay home a lot to rest?
Yes: Most children have higher fevers in the evening or night, and lower temps during the day. This is one of the reasons that we use the rule of 24 hours without fever before returning to school or daycare. Just because the fever may be normal in the morning doesn't mean that the child is no longer contagious. ...Read more
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
What kind of virus could cause your ALT to suddenly elevate to 74? Had nocturnal fevers for 4 nights but they dissipated.
Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, ALT of 74 is not terribly high and you may just wish to repeat it in about three months. If you take alcohol, stop entirely for there months before the test. ...Read more
What causes a fever? Bacteria or virus? I know its a germ that causes sickness but what causes a fever, bacteria or virus?
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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