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How does one get fever of unknown etiology?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Unknown

As dr. Dretler has suggested, this is a medical definition of a condition which may be due to numerous causes.
Usually the best way to resolve this is to be evaluated by an infectious diseases expert.

In brief: Unknown

As dr. Dretler has suggested, this is a medical definition of a condition which may be due to numerous causes.
Usually the best way to resolve this is to be evaluated by an infectious diseases expert.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Robin Dretler
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Depends on the cause

A fever of unknown origin by the modified petersdorf criteria is defined as a fever of 102 lasting at least 3 weeks with at least one week of medical evaluation and still no diagnosis.
Acquisition depends on the cause.

In brief: Depends on the cause

A fever of unknown origin by the modified petersdorf criteria is defined as a fever of 102 lasting at least 3 weeks with at least one week of medical evaluation and still no diagnosis.
Acquisition depends on the cause.
Dr. Robin Dretler
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