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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My fiancÃe is a 37 year old male. He has had a recurring fever for about a year. This is the third instance each about 6 months apart. They come on very suddenly. 103 fever that cycles up and down for about 3 days. Chills and red face at times but no other symptoms. No problem eating. First time we went to the ER and they worried it was meningitis but never took a spinal tap. Second time he didn't go to the doc as it was so similar. He is very active and not overweight. Has allergy induced asthma. Within the last year was having side pain and they dis an ultra sound worried about his gall bladder but came back clean. Pain seemed to go away with a change in allery and asthma meds. His fevers worry me should we be looking for something more serious?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   let me read
User :   Hi
User :   Sorry if there are typos I am chatting on a phone
Doctor :   it is the usual manifestation if somebody is suffering from allergy.
Doctor :   need not worry
Doctor :   red face, fever, burning eyes, running nose indicates he is been exposed to allergen
User :   Even a 3 day fever that high?
Doctor :   the fever of viral and allergic origin is very high and some times associated with chills and rigors
User :   he never feels sick just tired an fever
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what medications are you using for the allergy induced fever ?
User :   Just tylanol as it was never linked to his allergies. His normal allergy meds are claratin and advair
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes tylenol is sufficient to control the fever
Doctor :   to prevent the recurrent episodes you can get the desensitization
User :   Desentizitation?
Doctor :   yes desensitization for the allergen that is causing him the asthma like symptoms
User :   He is allergic to everything. Not sure it could be narrowed down... Pretty much allergic to all nature
User :   There has never been a worsening of his asthma when he has had these fevers
Doctor :   it will only be detected after doing allergy patch trsr
Doctor :   test*
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