Low Grade Fever

The medical community defines fever as a body temperature above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. A body temperature between 100 to 102 degrees is usually considered a low-grade fever. The most common causes of a continuous low-grade fever are respiratory diseases like cold or flu. These infections are caused by viruses and last for a few weeks.

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My forehead is warm on touching, but the thermometer shows normal body temperature. Should I take Dolo?

Query: Hello doctor, I was found COVID-19 positive through the RT-PCR test with a CT value of 23.48. I am in home quarantine in my company's occupational health center. I have a cough, and sometimes I feel my forehead is warm, but the thermometer reflects a reading of 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit when checked b...  Read Full »


Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and I am sorry for the COVID-19 positive test results. Your body temperature, according to the thermometer, is normal. However, if you have an associated body ache, you can take a tablet of Paracetamol once a day accordingly. You can do water spong...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing recurrent attacks of low-grade fever and fatigue for 17 years?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 49-year-old man with a weight of 85 kilograms and a height of 1.84 meters. I have recurrent attacks of low-grade fever, muscle pain, fatigue, and insomnia, which have remained long-standing since seventeen years. The following laboratory tests including HIV, malarial parasite, com...  Read Full »


Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. I am sorry for such discomfort you are having. You mention that the symptoms are very low-grade fever, muscle pain, fatigue, and insomnia. These symptoms present in remission and relapsing manner for seventeen years. Obviously, it is a...  Read Full »

What can cause mild fever and heaviness in the stomach?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 58 years old with a weight of 50 kilograms and a height of five feet. She is suffering from a stomach tumor for more than 20 years. Before 13 years, she suffered from brain stroke due to a clot formed in the brain. She is diabetic and hypertensive. She is taking continuous...  Read Full »


Dr. Durairaj Arjunan

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.She is suffering from constipation and she needs to take fiber-rich food. She needs to test her thyroid. Her pain mainly occurs due to disc problems. She needs to take an X-ray spine. For heaviness and abdominal discomfort, she needs to take prokinetics and proton pump inhi...  Read Full »

What is the cause for persistent low-grade fever?

Query: Hello doctor, I need a few suggestions about my health.  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please tell me all the symptoms or problems you have with your health so I can help you accordingly. And please let me know if you are taking any medicine currently. If you have done any tests, then please attach so I can check and comment.  Read Full »

Is it possible for a fungal infection to cause low-grade fever?

Query: Hi doctor, For around nine weeks now, I have had a low grade fever and that persists. Also, I feel a little upper throat fullness and mild sinus congestion. I have been in and out of primary care clinics many times looking for help.  I had two chest x-rays and they were clear. I also had blood test...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshuman Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is a chronic fever, which is called as pyrexia of unknown origin when we are unable to ascertain a cause. As your blood tests and x-ray are normal, lung infection is ruled out. Conditions causing chronic fever are numerous. Also, certain infections like tuber...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for diarrhea with stomach cramps and mild fever?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29-year-old male. I have had diarrhea 5-10 times a day, stomach cramps, mild fever for the past three days. The stool is runny and the color is pinkish-red.  Read Full »


Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is not uncommon to have diarrhea in this season. Please let me know the diet you have taken in the last one week. Please add a lot of yogurt in your diet, about one pack with breakfast, lunch, evening snack, and dinner. Do not eat butter. Do not use too much oil f...  Read Full »

What are the signs of diverticulitis?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with diverticulitis from a CT in February. They gave me antibiotics and for the first time in months, I finally felt good again. Exactly one month later it happened again, and they called me in another round. For years the primary has told me it was just IBS. But I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You might be having irritable bowel syndrome which is because of stress you are suffering from. You just cannot think about diverticulitis because of such a low-grade fever (there are million other causes of low-grade fever even stress is one of them). It is good th...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my low-grade fever, headache, and internal burning sensation with chills?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a constant low-grade fever, chronic headache, lost of energy, and internal body burning sensation with chills. I have done several tests like HIV, hepatitis B and C , typhoid and malaria. My CBC, blood sugar, urinary and blood culture all came out negative, I am worried as to w...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, I can only imagine the level of your anxiety and frustration. I must ask you, have you been having fever for more than 100.5? Because this is what we can say fever, any temperature. Below this is not a fever. I am sure you have been checked repeatedly for this....  Read Full »

Will prostate enlargement cause fever and urological problems?

Query: Hello doctor, The patient has some urological problems. For the past 12 days, he has been suffering from mild fever ranging from 96 to 99.2 degrees. His PSA is 7.21 and he urinates frequently. He is currently on Taxim O and Afdura for prostate enlargement.   Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Prostate enlargement is occurring in males after the age of 50 years. This enlargement can cause issues of obstruction and leads to infections, stones, and even kidney failure. Diagnosis is by history examination and ultrasound scan in addition to kidney function test...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for chest and stomach pain with the feeling of acid in chest?

Query: Hello doctor, I have on and off fever since last Friday and been having chest and stomach pain since yesterday (pain somewhere in between the chest and the stomach). I have a loss of appetite and can feel acid coming out of my chest a few times. I also feel like I always need to poop but nothing i...  Read Full »


Dr. Aleph

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How high was the fever? Any other symptoms such as cough, colds, body aches, sore throat, and pain during urination? How would you describe abdominal pain, burning, crampy, or stabbing? Does it radiate to the back? If yes, which side? Does it occur after food intake? Do...  Read Full »

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