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About a month ago I had a bad viral/upper respiratory/lung infection treated with prednisone and a Zpack. I've been over it for about two weeks but every day late afternoon/early evening my temp goes up to between 99.4 and 99.9, one day it went up to 100. Just enough to give me a headache and chills. Any thoughts? Should I go back to my doc?

Doctor's Assistant: Is the headache episodic or daily? And what about nausea?

The headache arrives with the fever, as do body aches no nausea

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Well - last January I had an operation to open my stomach permanently because I was diagnosed with achalasia. I suppose it's possible this is post surgical but it seems like a long time. Plus I have arthritis and have been getting dizzy when I lay down at night.

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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 4 months ago

how old are you?

any other medical issues?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
69 y.o. arthritis, allergies to aspergillis and tree mold, occasional allergy-related asthma
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