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Elevated temperature during nights - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: General Health
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   HELLO, i have a question regarding recurring elevated body temperature everynight
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you receive our mail regarding your query?
User :   it gets up to around 99.2 to 99.5 most evenings it peaks around ten oclock at night, I am usually laying in bed watching tv in the air conditioning
User :   yes i received you email
Doctor :   are there any chills or rigors?
Doctor :   when you have the raised temperature?
User :   no chlls what are rigors
Doctor :   shivering
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have cough or any other health problem?
User :   actually i feel hot and a tingly sensation in my arms
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have a uti that i am treating with cipro about one week into regiment another week to go
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have diabetis, kidney disease
User :   i have diabetis, kidney disease
Doctor :   the cause is due to the UTI
Doctor :   just finish the treatment and it will resolve
Doctor :   also drink plenty of oral fluids
User :   well i have this occuring when i didnt have the uti
Doctor :   as it helps to wash out the bacteria
User :   just a bit lower temps
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   that could happen with uti
Doctor :   as you have diabetes too
Doctor :   the infection may be smoldering inside you
Doctor :   for a long time
User :   i see
Doctor :   i also advice you to keep your blood sugars
Doctor :   under strict control
User :   blood sugars are in good control hemo at 5.4 last week
Doctor :   what medication are you using for your diabetes?
Doctor :   ok
User :   starlix and actos
Doctor :   that is important to prevent further infections
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the fever would gradually subside
User :   what type of disease would cause cyclic mild temps on an ongoing basis at basically the same time of day
Doctor :   once the infection is cleared
Doctor :   there are two commom causes
Doctor :   TB and UTI
Doctor :   do you have any swellings in your neck?
User :   no, not that i am aware of, i have had chest xrays in last month
Doctor :   a disease called Hodgkin's lymphoma
Doctor :   ok
User :   how would you find it
Doctor :   neck swellings
Doctor :   would be present
User :   would this lymphoma casuse changes in my blood work
Doctor :   like what changes?
User :   white counts or any of the bmp tests
User :   white counts or any of the bmp tests
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   64 years old,
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it causes decrease in wbcs
User :   i keep sending and it dosent show on screen
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Doctor :   or is there a problem?
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