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Will Malaria Cause A Low Grade Fever That Lasts For 3 Months
A life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. These parasites infect red blood cells, causing high fever, shaking chills, sweats, vomiting, muscle pain, headache, anemia. First symptoms occur 10 days to four weeks post infection, symptoms occur in cycles of ...Read more
I have been had low grade fever for 3 month in nigeria. I am diagnosed malaria. What malaria parasite causes such symptom?
Malaria: Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a type of unicellular microorganism) of the genus plasmodium. Malaria causes symptoms that typically include fever and headache, which in severe cases can progress to coma or death. ...Read more
Have low grade fever upto 99.5 since last one month all test done blood CT scan X-ray malaria typhoide TB etc all negative., may please advice
Symptoms????: You must have some symptoms if this is not a faulty thermometer. Otherwise it is just plain guesswork. ...Read more
I have been experienced low grade fever for 3 month in nigeria. I was diagnosed malaria. What type of malaria parasite has such symptoms?
Malaria: Hard to know without seeing the blood smear slides. The likelihood is that it is not p. Falciparum, but any of the other species can potentially produce this clinical picture. ...Read more
Can Chronic Fatigue Syndrome cause a low grade fever everyday that comes and goes throughout the day for over three months?
I took Plan B one step three days ago after unprotected sex. Since yesterday exp. Extreme fatigue, no appetite and low grade fever (100.3) causes?
Low grade fever, chills, nausea, headache, burning eyes, for the last three weeks, 70 year old woman, healthy otherwise and Active?
Fever: Fever and chills usually means your body is trying to mount and attack against an infectious process (viral or bacterial) and with a headache and burning eyes I'd guess maybe a sinusitis. Best see your doctor and take some Aspirin or Tylenol (acetaminophen) for now to help with the symptoms. ...Read more
Need more info: What's low grade? Recurring fever is usually a sign of a significant problem, especially if you have other symptoms or problems. Some infections such as malaria can do this, relapsing mediterranean fever (rare). Some inflammatory condition even like rheumatoid arthritis can do it. Some cancers like lymphoma come to mind. If you feel fine, some people just have higher 'normal" temperatures. ...Read more
Teething fever?: I don't think anyone can answer that question for sure. There seems to be a disagreement in the dental and medical community on that issue. It's possible. Having said that, if your child has a low grade fever, I would check with your own pediatrician as to what he\she believes and whether it would be a good idea to have your child in for an evaluation. ...Read more
Not a fever: Sorry, that's not a fever - and there is no medical definition of "low-grade" fever. Normal human body temperatures fluctuate during the day even up to 100 degrees, and can be influenced by activity and ambient temperatures. ...Read more
What would cause a low grade fever for 3 months? Complete blood count and multiple cultures all normal.
Several dozen things: Continue your evaluation with the treating physician. ...Read more
May not need to...: The most common cause of elevated body temperature/fever is viral illness/infection. It is a defense mechanism your body is mounting in attempt to rid off the infection quicker--heat speeds up chemical reaction, thus body can work a bit quicker. If it is mild and not causing symptoms for you, leave it alone. If too high, motrin/tylenol as needed for comfort. Consult doc if much worse. Good luck. ...Read more
Usually puzzling: What causes low grade fevers is not usually easily discovered. I would first consider if there's any particular activity or food usually done around that time as a first possibility however the list of possibilities is long. Basically if this goes away you can forget you ever had it, if not you need to see a doctor to start evaluation which you made take a long time ...Read more
I am suffering from low grade fever at every night which goes off by taking brufen it is happening from last 7 days?
Check Up: Any abnormal health event that lasts more than a week should be reviewed with your MD. A good exam is needed to help determine the cause. Make sure to inform your MD if you live in a dorm setting or have had recent travel especially if outside the USA. Good luck! ...Read more
The last couple of days I have been running a low grade fever only at night and feel fine during the day what could be going on?
Infection: Some infections smolder and cause the symptoms you're mentioning. If these symptoms continue you'll need blood work and a physical exam to help pinpoint the cause. ...Read more
What causes you to seat terribly for about 2 hours. This happens after I take tylenal or ibrubrofen when I have a low grade fever?
Quite a few: There are quite a few. You should see your doctor. ...Read more
What could be the cause of a low grade fever for almost 2 months? (99.4-99.8) my normal temp is around 97.8.
Temp elevation: We really would not consider this a fever, but it is certainly a change from your baseline. There are a number of possibilities - from a low grade infection, such as sinuses, pelvic, intraoral -to non-infection causes such as low grade inflammation somewhere or metabolic, such as mild hyperthyroid. You need a head to toe exam from both doctor and dentist. Write down anything else unusual recently. ...Read more
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