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Continuous low grade fever. Tests showed low iron level, lung scan normal. Cause of fever?

i am 53 year old female good health none smoker none drinker have been running low grade fever for two weeks now went to doc last last ran blood test iron was low everything else was fine had car scan of lungs everything is fine. why am i running this fever oh the doc did say i had a uti then gave me meds cipro made me feel like no entergy and worthless
Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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hi there, do not have such a low opinion about yourself and get out of this depressive mood. As your doctor rightly said the fever could be caused by uti and continue the antibiotic for the prescribed number of days. You also may be anemic and so need to take iron supplements or food rich in iron. The lethargy can be attributed to the fever. Drink plenty of fluids and take rest for some days . when the fever subsides you will start feeling much better. Take care.
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