Low-Grade Fever is experienced when the body temperature gets a bit very high, usually between 100.5°F and 102.2°F. The fever is continuous when the body temperature remains within this range for about 2 weeks or longer. Continuous Low-Grade Fever could also be referred to as ‘Persistent Low-Grade Fever’.

SYMPTOMS

Symptoms of Low-Grade Fever include:

  • Sweating
  • Chills
  • Shivering
  • Headaches
  • Muscle pains
  • Dehydration
  • A general feeling of sickness

CAUSES

A continuous Low-Grade Fever occurs when the body is fighting off an infection or certain health conditions and has caused the body temperature to rise in order to aid it to fight.

These conditions are:

  • Respiratory infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Other sources of infections like; food poisoning, tuberculosis, and meningitis.

TREATMENT

There are different ways of treating or getting relief from Low-Grade Fever, some of them include:

  • Rest
  • Drink fluids
  • Placing a damp napkin on the forehead as you rest
  • Use of OTC drugs. Forpain is a fast and effective relief medicine for conditions like headaches, muscle pains, and fever and can be purchased through a nearby pharmacy.

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