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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After taking Sumo cold and Ibuprofen for fever, I have extreme dizziness. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I was having a viral fever for the last two to three days. I took a medicine named Sumo cold to get relief. I was also having some pain in my throat so I took a tablet of Ibuprofen yesterday morning at 10 a.m. and then I took a tablet of Sumo cold at 1:00 p.m. In total, I have taken fo...  Read Full »

Dr. Radha Peruvemba Hariharan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As you know this is a COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic time, I think you should undergo RT-PCR (reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction) to rule out corona first of all. Corona can produce extreme tiredness. Also, you are having all symptoms. The ram...  Read Full »

Will there be fever the next day after exposure to COVID in a crowded place?

Query: Hello doctor, Yesterday, I went to a crowded place but wore a double mask and used sanitizer. I am stressed a lot, and after that, there was a rise in my temperature a little bit. But it subsided within half an hour, and after that, I am feeling feverish like hot breath, but my temperature is norma...  Read Full »

Dr. Radha Peruvemba Hariharan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If you have a fever after going to a crowded place, it need not be because of that incident. It will take more than a day for you to develop the symptoms of COVID. If you have gone out before yesterday somewhere, you might have got the infection then. Anyway, are yo...  Read Full »

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