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Could joint/bone injuries cause a fever?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: If there is infectio

If there is infection with the injury it can cause fever - especially if there is infection of bones called osteomyelitis it is worrisome and needed a long term antibiotic treatment.

In brief: If there is infectio

If there is infection with the injury it can cause fever - especially if there is infection of bones called osteomyelitis it is worrisome and needed a long term antibiotic treatment.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes, if infected

Direct injuries to a joint that get infected will almost certainly cause a febrile illness.
Urgent appropriate treatment is mandatory to determine if a joint has become septic.

In brief: Yes, if infected

Direct injuries to a joint that get infected will almost certainly cause a febrile illness.
Urgent appropriate treatment is mandatory to determine if a joint has become septic.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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