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Fever in between 37.0 - 37.4 since yesterday

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: March 25, 2020 7:05 AM

Anonymous 15 days

Hi Doctor,

I am a 34 year-old male. My body temperature is currently in between 37.2 - 37.4 now, happened since yesterday 3/24 afternoon. I had two panadol pills yesterday at night and the temperature dropped to 36.3 - 36.5.

I have no cough and no flu. Any advise?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 15 days
General Practitioner

Thank you for your questions.
First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding the symptoms you’re facing now. From your complaints, I believe that your fever may have multifactorial causes such as:

  • Bacterial or virus infection
  • Dengue fever
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Inflammation

Most commonly, it is caused by virus and can be resolve without any treatment. So, I would advise you to watch out your symptoms first. If it is persistent or get any worse, I greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor.

In the meantime, rest well, drink plenty of water, eat healthy and stay put at home. With everyone’s cooperation, I hope we can conquer this outbreak before it get any worse.

The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions. In order for us to provide you with an accurate diagnosis and choice of treatment as well as management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints.

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Last Updated: Wed Mar 25 2020 07:05:39 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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