How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Saha Your Own Question
Dr. Saha
Dr. Saha, Doctor (MD)
Category: Health
Satisfied Customers: 17770
Experience:  35 years of experience
8227957
Type Your Health Question Here...
Dr. Saha is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Am a 50 year old woman who for the past four days has run a

This answer was rated:

Am a 50 year old woman who for the past four days has run a fever from 99 to 101 up and down. Feel achy, headache, no appetite but no ther symptoms. Any ideas

Dr. Saha :

Hello,

Dr. Saha :

Thank you for your question,

Dr. Saha :

I’m Dr. Saha and I’ll try to help you.

Dr. Saha :

Do you have cough, runny nose, sore throat?

Customer:

Slight mucos drip, headache, achy. No appetite. When I did eat something, I had dirrahea.

Dr. Saha :

How is urine?

Customer:

Fine

Dr. Saha :

How many times do you pass stool?

Dr. Saha :

Is there any blood with it?

Customer:

No

Dr. Saha :

How is the headache?

Customer:

Not severe, goes away with advil

Dr. Saha :

Did you take any other medicine?

Customer:

no

Dr. Saha :

There can be a few possibilities.

Dr. Saha :

There can be a viral infection.

Dr. Saha :

This can be associated with aches, fever.

Dr. Saha :

Stool can be loose.

Dr. Saha :

It usually passes off in about 3-4 days.

Dr. Saha :

If you do not feel better by tomorrow, I would suggest to take an examination by doctor.

Dr. Saha :

A stool, blood tests should be taken to check for bacterial one.

Dr. Saha :

Please try to take plenty of fluid.

Dr. Saha :

Oral rehydration solution will be good.

Customer:

Can a viral last for 6 to 7 days

Dr. Saha :

Sometimes, it can prolong.

Customer:

Thank you

Dr. Saha and 4 other Health Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Fever went away a few days ago, but still have nightsweats

Did the night sweat start along with fever?

How is your menstrual cycle?


Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Started when the fever broke. Have felt fine other than waking up in a sweat every morning. Appetite has returned. I am menopausal.

Thank you for the information,

Infection is a common cause.

Though fever has subsided, mild infection can be continuing.

The increased sweating at night can be due to several other causes.

In menopausal state there can be increased sweating.

Anxiety tension can cause it.

You can observe now.

If symptoms continue, please take an examination by doctor.

Please take more fluid.

Related Health Questions