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Fever age 81 yeras old

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: November 23, 2021 12:24 PM

Anonymous 10 days

Hye, its about my father.On 16th Sepotember 2021, my father warded at General Hospital as Covid19 patient stage 4. On 22 November 2021, he told me that he not feeling well. i check his body temperature 37.4c at 9pm, today 23 November 2021, 37.1c , 9am, is it normal fever for him? or need to see doctor?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 10 days
General Practitioner


Thank you for choosing us to get an opinion regarding your father’s health issues.

Based on your explanations, your father is having fever and you want to know if it is a normal fever. I will do my best to give you the information needed.

Fever is a commonly seen and can be caused by multitude of illness, with varying severity. Fever can be caused by excessive stress or a weakened immune system. However, other possible causes are as follows :

  • Bacterial or viral infection
  • Inflammation within the body
  • Fever of unknown origin
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Dehydration
  • Cancer
  • Retroviral diseases such as HIV

You need to seek medical advice for an accurate diagnosis and early treatments or do a swab test for Covid-!9 infections to prevent any unfavourable situations.

I hope the above statement does help you in a way and if you need further assistance and explanations from us, you can talk to our doctor online. Thank you.

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Last Updated: Tue Nov 23 2021 12:24:29 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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