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What causes feverish feeling with normal blood tests? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Sep-2014
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Doctor:Hi,
Please proceed with your query
User:Good Morning Doctor
User:I am having feverish feeling for last month
User:I have history of multifocal tuberculosis in Nov 2013
Doctor:Ok
User:now 8th july I visited Ortho surgeon and did complete Spine MRI and full body scan
User:but nothing is seen in these
Doctor:Ok
User:I was prescribed two weeks antibiotics form 9th to 14th july
Doctor:Ok
User:during the course of I was feeling fine...again after that now feeling feverish XXXXXXX and weakness
User:underarm temp in between 97.1 -97.9 F
Doctor:Ok
User:I also have back pain and pain in backside of ankle
User:in latest investigation the uric acid and CRP levels are little high I am using medications for that now
Doctor:Ok
User:also using medication for improving Vit D3
User:that's all from my side...major concern is feeling for feverishness
Doctor:Honestly, I am unable to understand what your symptom is exactly when you say feeling for feverishness since your body temperature is within normal limitis.
Doctor:*limits.
Doctor:Generally individuals with low grade fever have temperature above 99 def F
User:feeling is warm breath and eyes burning also.
Doctor:Are these symptoms consistently present throughout the day?
User:yes, feeling of warmth are most of time,
Doctor:How is your appetite?
User:sometimes after sweating , I feel the warmness going off
User:apetite is fine, no weight loss also in last 2 months
Doctor:What other symptoms do you have besides the feeling of warmth, back and ankle pain?
User:nothing as such, but weakness and feeling sleepy also. other than that nothing
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:The symptoms that you describe is not consistent with an ongoing infection.
Doctor:However there are some features that are similar to infection/inflammation per se.
Doctor:In such cases, I rely on physical examination findings and investigation reports to help me sort the problem out.
Doctor:Since you have already consulted a doctor and found nothing alarming
Doctor:I will only treat you with vitamin supplements, extra fluid intake and adequate rests.
Doctor:You can try this therapy for couple of weeks and see how you feel.
Doctor:if symptoms don't improve
Doctor:you should consult a physician
Doctor:who can examine you thoroughly and repeat some tests and treat you accordingly.
Doctor:Have you followed what I suggested?
User:is this feeling of feverishness generally acceptable if there is nothing else ?
User:im only saying this as when people around in house have tem 0f 95 F I have 97.2
Doctor:I will say there is nothing alarming as you do not have any other alarming features such as weight loss or appetite loss.
Doctor:Further since no significant investigation reports are found
Doctor:it also is a positive feature.
Doctor:However as i said earlier, if symptoms persists you should be consulting a physician for evaluation.
Doctor:At this point of time my only suggestion is to try vitamin supplements and observe.
User:sure doctor.
User:thank you
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:I have one more symptom of noise in ears
User:is this something to be worried about ?
Doctor:Noise heard within the ear is known as tinnitus.
Doctor:This can be a benign self resolving condition.
Doctor:It may be an associated feature of upper respiratory infection
Doctor:or other issues with the ear.
Doctor:At this point of time, when you have no other symptoms I cannot comment further about it.
Doctor:Please try the vitamin supplements and extra water/fluid intake
Doctor:if you don't get better, you will need to be investigated further.
Doctor:Only a physical examination and relevant investigations will help us unearth the problem.
Doctor:Hope I am clear.
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:im done, thank you
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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