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I am experiencing fever (better by: rest) (worsened by: exercise or physical activity) (severity: moderate) . The following also describe me: Chills?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: Often mean infection

For minor infections like a cold, fever and aches go away by themselves.
Many people use over-the-counter drugs like Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, or Advil for temporary relief of fever. If a person has something like strep throat infection or a bacterial sinus infection, antibiotics are a treatment. One's doctor should evaluate, especially if a person has more than minor, temporary fevers.

In brief: Often mean infection

For minor infections like a cold, fever and aches go away by themselves.
Many people use over-the-counter drugs like Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, or Advil for temporary relief of fever. If a person has something like strep throat infection or a bacterial sinus infection, antibiotics are a treatment. One's doctor should evaluate, especially if a person has more than minor, temporary fevers.
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