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    What causes shivering with fever in the night?

my nephiew is 5 year old, from last 10 days he is suffering from fever i mean first shivering is coming after than fever comes 102 degree at night time. we have gone from some tests like malaria, typhoid. malaria report is clean. i want to know what is actually?
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Hi,

Fever with shivering may be due to malaria and urinary tract infection. If the malaria test is negative you can do investigation for urine infection. If we treat the urinary infection properly then the fever will stop. You can give paracetamol every 6th hourly.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Rajmohan, Pediatrician
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