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I have been having a mystery low grade temp for months.

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I have been having a mystery low grade temp for months. Doctor could find nothing. Today my dentist told me my throat was red and looked infected. Could this cause the temp and yucky feelings I have been having ?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.

No, this couldn't have done it.

Did you get tested for inflammatory diseases like lupus?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
no
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
never been tested for lupus
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.

That would be the next step

one of the most common causes of low grade fever in your age group is inflammatory conditions like lupus

Ask to get tested or see a rheumatologist

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
lets drop the entire thing. No pictures coming, no more info coming.
thanks
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.

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