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Does everyone who gets rhematatic fever always have a high fever like 101 +?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Everyone? No.

But most people with this now uncommon manifestation of group a streptococcal infection do.

In brief: Everyone? No.

But most people with this now uncommon manifestation of group a streptococcal infection do.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine

In brief: Almost always

In nearly all cases temp is elevated to 39 degrees centigrade although a temp of 38 degrees (100.
4 f) or higher is significant.

In brief: Almost always

In nearly all cases temp is elevated to 39 degrees centigrade although a temp of 38 degrees (100.
4 f) or higher is significant.
Dr. Thomas Heston
Dr. Thomas Heston
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