Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
183 Doctors are Online

I have upper respiratory infection. My body temperature is always low

I have a low body temperature , normally high 97's. Today I went to the doctor, he told me that i had an upper respiratory infection , and that if i got a fever i should go back to see him. My temperature then was 97.9. about 6 hours later my temperature spiked to 98.6 and i was feverish with rosy cheeks and hot to the touch. I have had pneumonia in the past, and someone I lived with had it less than a month ago. My other symptoms are dizzyness, sneezing, coughing, congestion, runny nose, fatigue, a canyon effect (its hard for me to hear), my face feels stuffy and hurts a little, headache, and occasionally my hands will get cold or clammy. Should I go back?
Asked On : Wed, 3 Feb 2010
Answers:  1 Views:  1047
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
  Anonymous's Response

Hmm it looks like you have got Pneumonia from another person. Are you taking antibiotics. They are very important to clear the infection. A family friend of mine was suffering it and had to bear with it for more than a month actually as he was not taking good care in taking his medications.

Answered: Wed, 3 Feb 2010
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor