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LOW GRADE FEVER 12 DAYS
MY FRIEND STARTED WITH THROAT INFECTION. SHE WAS ON AUGMENTIN FOR 5 DAYS. THEN SHE STARTED DIAROHHEA WITH VOMITING AND FEVER . THEN SHE TOOK O2 FOR 5 DAYS ALONG WITH ECONORM. HER DIARROHEA BECOMES FINE. BUT SHE IS GETTING INTERMITTENT LOW GRADE FEVER (99.4- 100) WITH SEVERE BODY ACHE. ALL THE TESTS ARE NORMAL. WIDAL REPEATED ALSO NEGATIVE. STOOL CRYSPORIDIUM SEEN. SHE IS ON ONLY NIZONIDE (500MG) TWICE A DAILY NOW . WHAT CAN BE THE CAUSE OF FEVER? IS IT VIRAL?
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Venkat Raghav
General Physician Bangalore
Hello... Viral fever subsides in a week or so and it but this fever is there from 10 days... But she has cryptosporidium in stool.. It's seen in both both immunocompetentand immunodeficient human...anyhow nizonide is given already.. It's drug of choice for crypto.... Let's see fever may subside
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