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High fever & joint pains
My dad, who is a diabetic is having high fever abs joint pains, the fever when last checked was 102.7.. Kindly advise
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Dr. Swathi S Aithal
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hello... may be viral fever as it is common now a days...monitor his temperature.. can start him on paracetamol every 8 th hrly...and tepid sponging if temp above 101... if he complaints of lethargy or loss of appetite consult a physician... or else you can wait for 3-4 days..continue paracetamol and get cbc done and consult a physician
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