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Temp of 101.5 has been increasing over last three days.  when should I be worried?

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Dr. Jerald Ratner
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Concerned

Check with your private M.D.
As to the reason for the high temperature.

In brief: Concerned

Check with your private M.D.
As to the reason for the high temperature.
Dr. Jerald Ratner
Dr. Jerald Ratner
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: About now

Fever increasing on its third day can be from a bacterial infection.
A primary care doctor can evaluate to see what the cause is. If it is an infection with bacteria or mycoplasma germs, antibiotics are prescribed. Some viral infections are treatable with antivirals such as zovirax or tamiflu, (oseltamivir) but many are not. There are also non-infectious causes of fever.

In brief: About now

Fever increasing on its third day can be from a bacterial infection.
A primary care doctor can evaluate to see what the cause is. If it is an infection with bacteria or mycoplasma germs, antibiotics are prescribed. Some viral infections are treatable with antivirals such as zovirax or tamiflu, (oseltamivir) but many are not. There are also non-infectious causes of fever.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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