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Pregnant. On and off fever, cold and hot flashes, no appetite, severe back pain. Prescribed tylenol every 6 hours. Suggest

Hi I am almost 8 months pregnant second child after 10 years scheduled for c-section in beginning of June I have been having fever on and off for almost 4 days now I get cold then start sweating then cold again. I also don't much of an appetite these few days body is really weak I have extremely bad back pains that lead down to my buttock then my legs are weak with pains in my knees and calves that I can hardly stand or walk I called my doctor all he said is to watch the fever doesn't pass 101 and take tylenol every 6 hrs f the next couple days I just did my sugar test this passed Saturday and passed with flying colors I am no doctor but I don't feel right at all I am still working 6 days a week and do alot of standing and thought maybe that may have put too much stress on my back and legs.
Asked On : Fri, 26 Apr 2013
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Hello, I would be happy to help you with your question.

If you have a feve and back pain, there is a possibility of a kidney infection. It is absolutely inappropriate to NOT have you come in to be evaluated. If these symptoms are continuing at this time, you need to go in immediately and get yourself (and the baby) checked out!

I hope that this helps. If you have more questions, please click on "ASK ME A QUESTION" link above to directly ask me a question!
Answered: Sun, 28 Apr 2013
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