Common "Fever" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


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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Can I get COVID vaccine if I have a regular high temperature at night for one month post COVID?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 35-year-old female. I was tested positive for COVID-19 one month ago and was hospitalized for six days. After that, I was completely normal and also did a post-COVID health checkup after seven days and was perfectly normal.But, after COVID, I regularly have a high temperature of ...  Read Full »

Dr. Amit Jauhari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your reports are normal (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). The neutrophils are still mildly elevated, and they need time to reduce back to normal levels. You are experiencing post-COVID inflammation, a condition where your body is slowly gettin...  Read Full »

I had some medicines for quick relief of fever. Can this cause dry mouth?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a female, 24 years old. I had a slight fever past month, so I went to a pharmacist, he gave me two doses of Nimesulide Paracetamol tablets and some quick relief tablet (having Chlorpheniramine, Phynelpherine, Hydrochloric and Guaiphenesin salt). My fever went away, but I had a dry m...  Read Full »

Dr. Soheel Hussain Zargar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As such it is not serious but I will tell you there can be some factors responsible for it like drugs Chlorpheniramine which you have taken. Anxiety can cause dryness in the mouth and ulcers are commonly observed in stressed patients particularly females of age group 20...  Read Full »

Why do I have fever, white discharge, weakness, and blurry vision after manual aspiration abortion?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old. Four years ago, I had a manual aspiration abortion. After that, I had no bleeding but a slight discharge. I felt normal after a week but had a temperature. However, I did not get periods next month. My nurse did the hCG test and said that there were minor signs of p...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Your history shows you have post-miscarriage symptoms and are still on antibiotics, multivitamins, and antifungal drugs. Your symptoms like weakness, blurry vision, and back and lower abdominal pains are post-evacuation or miscarriage symp...  Read Full »

My daughter has cold and fever. Please guide.

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 5 years 9 months old. She had a heavy cold and cough last week due to which she got a temperature of 99.8. So I gave her Calpol 250 next day morning similar range so I again continued the medicine and visited the doctor. He said continue fever doses irrespective of wheth...  Read Full »

Dr. Nidhin Mohan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The symptoms seem secondary to upper respiratory tract infection. Fever sometimes takes time to settle and may take up to a week. If cough and fever continue beyond 10 days then get a chest X-ray done to rule out pneumonia. Meftal (Mefenamic acid) needs to be given onl...  Read Full »

My mom has other symptoms and is positive for COVID. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My mom has fever, cough, and headache and has tested positive for COVID. Since yesterday, she has had diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, headache, and little nasal discharge, but no respiratory difficulty. Currently, she is taking tablet Paracetamol and Tramadol for osteoarthritis. Pl...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Your mother seems to have symptomatic COVID-19 with predominantly GI (gastrointestinal) symptoms. Two important things to be monitored in COVID-19 are SPO2 (oxygen saturation in the blood) which hopefully should be ...  Read Full »

My 5-year-old daughter has a fever, less appetite, sore throat, and cough. How to treat it?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is five years old. She is not well for the last four days, and her temperature is most of the time 38.4 degrees Celsius. She also has less appetite, sore throat, bad cough, and lethargy. I would like to know if it sounds like a streptoccoal throat infection. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Jeffrey Aaron

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Based on all the information you have given me, you are right, and this does sound like a streptococcal throat infection. I suggest you continue feeding the child with fluids like veggie soups, porridge, and lots of warm ...  Read Full »

I took PEP three hours after protected sexual exposure and have a mild fever now. Can a seroconversion happen?

Query: Hi doctor, I had protected condom sex, the condom was intact, unprotected insertive oral sex, and I ingested little quantity of breast milk from a sex worker. I started PEP (Post-exposure Prophylaxis) three hours after exposure, Dolutegravir, Emtricitabine, and Tenofovir Alafenamide tablet once dail...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your query. The chances of transmission of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) by single-protected intercourse is almost nil if the condom is used in a proper manner. The chances of unprotected oral sex are almost nil unless there are bleeding wounds in the or...  Read Full »

My father has fever and a low platelet count. Does viral fever cause low platelet count and when will he recover?

Query: Hello doctor, My father is 79 years old and has been diabetic for the past 30 years. He had a bypass in the past and also a stroke. The day before yesterday, he developed a little discomfort, gas, or light pain in his abdomen and had a fever, which started at 99.5 degrees Fahrenheit and went up to 1...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. I reviewed your father's reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). The NS1 (non-structural protein) and Ig M (immunoglobulin M) are negative for dengue. So dengue seems less likely, a common ...  Read Full »

My son had a fever with headaches and weakness. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My 17-year-old son got a fever four times during the past four months. During those periods, he was tired and experienced headaches on the backside of his head and at the place below the forehead, where eyebrows meet. In addition, he had a running nose and phlegm for over two months. W...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I have reviewed the reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). His blood reports are absolutely fine, and his condition will improve. However, I suggest you to undergo an eye examination once. The ...  Read Full »

My 7-year-old kid has a fever and infection. Kindly advice.

Query: Hello doctor, My kid is seven years old boy suffering from fever. His temperature was 102 to 103 F the day before yesterday. We had given him liquid Paracetamol. Later it turned out to be an infection. Currently, he is on antibiotics.  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per the reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), there seems to be a likely viral infection. Therefore, you can continue the antibiotics. Please use Paracetamol only if the fever is between 100 to 102 F and Ibugesic Plus (Ibuprofen and Para...  Read Full »

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