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Low grade fever, loss of appetite, body ache. Need treatment?

Hello :) I have been running a low grade fever for 10 days. It started a little high at 101.9 but has ranged low grade between 99.2 and 100.6 since. My symptoms appear to be only fever related. I m tired more often, have a loss of appetite , and I feel really achey, especially in the mornings. I have pain in both of my wrists that also make it tender to touch. Does this make any sense?
Asked On : Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014

The most likely cause for your illness is viral fever. Sometimes, it may take a while before it resolves. Body pain and lack of appetite are part of this illness.

At the same time, if fever is not subsiding, it may be worthwhile investigating for other causes of fever, such as urinary tract infection, typhoid, etc.

For symptom relief, you can use paracetamol tablets round the clock (4 times a day). I am sure you would recover fast.

I do hope that you have found something helpful.
Answered: Tue, 20 Aug 2013
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