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Can anemia cause a low grade fever and chills with fatigue?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
3 doctors agree

In brief: How about...

...aplastic anemia, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, leukemia/lymphomas, multiple infectious or inflamatory causes (including inflammatory bowel disease), chemical poisoning, bone cancer, drug hypersensitivity, to name just a few.
Please get checked ASAP.

In brief: How about...

...aplastic anemia, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, leukemia/lymphomas, multiple infectious or inflamatory causes (including inflammatory bowel disease), chemical poisoning, bone cancer, drug hypersensitivity, to name just a few.
Please get checked ASAP.
Dr. Charles Cattano
Dr. Charles Cattano
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Dr. Carrie Cannon
Family Medicine
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In brief: Anemia

Anemia will commonly cause fatigue, but fever and chills are more common signs of infection or inflammation.
Other sx's of anemia: loss of energy rapid heart beat shortness of breath and headache difficulty concentrating paleness insomnia leg cramps dizziness

In brief: Anemia

Anemia will commonly cause fatigue, but fever and chills are more common signs of infection or inflammation.
Other sx's of anemia: loss of energy rapid heart beat shortness of breath and headache difficulty concentrating paleness insomnia leg cramps dizziness
Dr. Carrie Cannon
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Dr. James Rotchford
Some infections and inflammatory conditions will promote anemia so the two can go together but the symptoms of anemia were already well described.
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