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Could you have osteomylitis bone infection without having a fever?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Yes

Yes, contiguous focus osteomyelitis frequently occurs without fever.
Local signs and symptoms are frequently present.

In brief: Yes

Yes, contiguous focus osteomyelitis frequently occurs without fever.
Local signs and symptoms are frequently present.
Dr. Michael Ein
Dr. Michael Ein
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Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine

In brief: Osteomyelitis

Bone infections do not always cause fever.
Some may become chronic or even go dormant for a period of time. Pain and swelling are common symptoms.

In brief: Osteomyelitis

Bone infections do not always cause fever.
Some may become chronic or even go dormant for a period of time. Pain and swelling are common symptoms.
Dr. Brian Chimenti
Dr. Brian Chimenti
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Dr. Joel McClurg
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Yes

Yes, subacute or chronic osteomyelitis (bone infection) can occur without fever.

In brief: Yes

Yes, subacute or chronic osteomyelitis (bone infection) can occur without fever.
Dr. Joel McClurg
Dr. Joel McClurg
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