Fever

Fever is a symptom rather than a disease. A body temperature higher than 98.6 F is considered
fever, but it is not of severe consequence until it is above 100.4 F.

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Should I go to the hospital for my tuberculosis treatment?

Query: I recently had a blood test that came back positive for Tuberculosis. Since than I have had trouble booking an appointment with a specialist, and was wondering if I should go the hospital? I have symptoms that include: Fever, chills, night sweats, tiny amount of blood in my spit which didn’t last,...  Read Full »


Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Thanks for your query. It's recommended that you visit hospital and get further testing and treatment done. I am not sure how you got tuberculosis but there is a definite treatment, standardised worldwide. Directly observed treatment, short-course (DOTS, also known as TB-DOTS) is the name given to ...  Read Full »

I suffer from sore throat, fever and body pain. Should I get COVID-19 test?

Query: Having sore throat, fever and bodypain for last 2 days. What to do? Should i go for covid test or continue medicine and home remedies?  Read Full »


Dr. Afifa Nighat

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: hello hope you're doing well! It might be covid or simple upper respiratory tract infection . In view of current pandemic , covid 19 must be ruled out. If currently you're feeling well other than having fever and bodyaches then just isolate yourself for 14 days, take vicks steam inhalation, goo...  Read Full »

Is it possible to get infection from a corona positive patient after 14 days?

Query: My husband who is 45 years old was confirmed corona positive before a week. He is doing good now.  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: hi thnx for the query.i can understand ur concern. according to ur statement, ur husband has recently become covid-19 positive. his rt-PCR test has become positive. as 7days has been passed and he is still asymptomatic, so I think he doesn't need any treatment. if u want, then he can undergo HRCT...  Read Full »

Does the PCV vaccine result in a fever?

Query: Hi doctor, My baby boy had his first dose of PCV vaccination. He is suffering from fever now. But, the doctor, who gave vaccination, told me that the PCV vaccine will not cause fever.  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two types of PCV available (pneumococcal conjugate vaccine). Painless PCV, which does not cause fever in 99% cases and painful PCV, which is known to cause fever in 70% cases. The cost of painless is more than painful one. Hence, people do not give painless norm...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest medications for high fever due to COVID-19.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 47 years old. I tested COVID-19 positive. I started mild fever before six days until yesterday I had only a mild fever 98-99 F. Since last night, my temperature has gone up to 101 and not reducing. I have not started taking any medicine until now. Which medicine should I start to...  Read Full »


Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You must not worry, but you must take adequate precautions and necessary treatment. The precaution is trying to ensure your family members do not get infected along with you. You must isolate yourself at home and take suggested measures. However, if the condition w...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for high fever and cough?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a question regarding my brother. He is sick and done some lab tests, also the corona test, but it is negative. Still, he has a severe fever and extreme cough on and off for almost 10 days. He also has diabetes. I have attached the prescription. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please note that the lab reports sent by you are indicative of probable COVID-19 infection (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The corona reports done by you are those of covid antibodies. Antibodies may or may not be positive. This report is ...  Read Full »

How to treat anemia?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an on and off fever for four days and had anemia in the past. And I am currently taking Vitamin C, E, and folic acid.  Read Full »


Dr. Kks

Hematologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for reaching out to us. I saw your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I hope you got your COVID-19 checked, and it is negative. Regarding your blood reports, I can see that you have mild anemia, which is not very significant. Many females d...  Read Full »

Are fever and loss of smell and taste signs of COVID-19 infection?

Query: Hello doctor, 0n 7th August, I had a fever of around 99 to 99.5 for two days. I took Azithromycin for three days. From 9th, no fever till date. But on 10th August, I suddenly lost my sense of smell and taste. Today I have no fever, my oxygen level varies from 94 to 98. I am checking my oxygen 10 ti...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello doctor, I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from loss of taste and smell. Your oxygen level varies from 94 to 98, which is excellent indeed. If your oxygen level becomes below 93, then you need oxygen supply to increase your oxygen level. Sudde...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my high fever of unknown cause?

Query: Over one week high fever , no sleep and vomiting 2 PCR tests done and they are negative and chest xray shows no infection gastro ct is clear. I am in hospital sine 3 nights and currently on Augmentin and Zithromax. But still have high fever. They cannot find out what type of bacteria i have Till to...  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Dear, I’m sorry to learn about your condition! I read carefully what you sent us and I fear you need some more patience. The antibiotics you get cover a wide range of bacteria, that’s a sign they still don’t know what exactly you are suffering from. Normally it should now be test...  Read Full »

What causes high fever in a 10-month-old baby with bronchitis?

Query: Hello doctor, My 10-month-old baby girl has been having a fever of 103-104 for the past four days. I took her to the ER, and they tested her for flu, strep, and RSV. All of which were negative. Chest x-ray showed bronchitis in both lungs, along with inflammation, and they were unsure about the caus...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, your 10 months old baby girl has been suffering from high fever. Her CXR (chest x-ray) shown acute bronchitis (inflammation of bronchus), and CBC (complete blood count) report has shown slightly high lymphocyte...  Read Full »

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