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High fevers

May 15, 2016 12:18 PM

For the past 2 or 3 months I have been having high fevers, they never go away, any time I check it is is always over 99.5. It started just being like 99.5 for awhile but a few weeks ago it just constantly kept getting higher and higher. I just checked it and it is currently 103.7. Yesterday it was up to 103.9. I know that of it gets to 104 or over I have to go to the ER. but I dont feel horrible or anything. The only symptoms I'm getting from them are chills/getting really hot, back and forth. And occasionally I get dizzy. I haven't fainted from it(although I have been blacking out from pain, but thays another story). I just don't know. Is this normal? Or is something actually wrong?

May 15, 2016 2:23 PM

Sounds like you should get checked your body is trying to tell you something. I have had pneumonia and infections and never felt bad it was the fever that tipped me off to get checked.

May 15, 2016 4:23 PM

I got checked for so many things. Blood tests, ultra sounds, mris, anything and everything that could explain the fever, and everything came out perfectly fine. My doctor doesn't seem to worried about it either. So idk if I'm just over reacting or whatm

May 15, 2016 9:04 PM

Medicaton might be the culprit

May 16, 2016 2:30 AM

I would find a second opinion. Running a fever the length of time you have been and that it at times pushes 104 to me sounds like an issue.

I did a Google search and the fever has to be something. Am adding a link in the next comment that has a list of thing that can be from a fever with unknown cause.

May 16, 2016 12:43 PM

Thanks for the link, I'm going to the ER, because once again my tube is clogged (shocker right) im going to try to being up the fevers with then ER doctor and see what he says.

May 16, 2016 1:06 PM

Oh Jenna, that's a very high fever. Please go get taken care of. Try to use a rubbing alcohol rub down and that may bring it down. Please go to the ER, something. Sending you lots of love, gentle {{{Hugs}}} and prayers that you feel better. You could have some kind of infection.💕🌻🙏🏻😊

May 16, 2016 2:23 PM

What do you mean a rubbing alcohol run down? Like wipe my forehead down and stuff with a rag with it on it? I have quite a lot of rubbing alcohol as I like to wash my face with it, keeps the pimples away haha. I have like 10 bottles at the moment.

May 16, 2016 2:29 PM

Yes... Water and rubbing alcohol on a washcloth and rub your body down. It bring down high fevers. Your forehead, behind your neck, front of your neck and chest. And keep your body out of draft. Stay warm.

May 16, 2016 2:30 PM

I'll definitely try that in a bit. My one doctor tested for lupus but it came out negative, he said that happens apparently but idk. I just want an answer

May 16, 2016 2:31 PM

I keep getting a negative result as well but they still feel I have lupus

May 16, 2016 6:12 PM

Typically with lupus and RA a 'slight' increase in temperature is normal but that is a low grade fever not a high grade fever. Listen to your body it is trying to tell you something. I would keep a daily journal and track all symptoms you have, fever, fatigue, rash, anything odd to figure out what is really going on. Share with your physician. Best of luck and please keep us posted.

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