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What causes muscle aches in the legs, shoulders and neck along with fever at night?

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Dr. Salah Saad Shoman

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Posted on Sat, 10 Aug 2019 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: Over the past 2 weeks I have developed muscle aches in my legs ,shoulders, and neck. This is accompanied by 100 to 101 temp. fever only at night. When I get up the fever disappears, but not he aches.
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Answered by Dr. Salah Saad Shoman 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Due to infection

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

This is probably due to a kidney infection. I would recommend that you take ibuprofen tablets to relieve fever and pain. I would also recommend that you get a urine analysis together with a culture and sensitivity test to determine which antibiotic will best treat your infection.

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Dr. Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist
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