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Fevers ?

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  • Posted By: blue eyes
  • March 26, 2007
  • 00:19 AM

Since end of December last yr I have been getting flu-like symptoms usually 3 times a week. Fevers up to 39C (sometimes higher up to 39.7C), really bad muscle + bone pain (no respiratory symptoms). The fevers usually starts in the morning (4am - 10am) and spike reach 39C+ in 2 hours and then take the rest of the day to return to normal .

It is getting more frequent lately, I usually have 'high normal' temp between 37.4C - 37.8C most days, the 39C + fevers approx 2-3 times a week. I've lost weight recently (only 1.5 kilos - I'm 156cm and weigh 42.5 kilos), don't have much of an appetite lately, I'm always tired and feel sick everyday.

I've had blood tests done. Basically infection and most autoimmune disease have been ruled out (lupus, rheumatoid arthritis). Only abnormal results were anemia, increased CRP and ESR, and hypogammaglobulinanemia (my immunoglobin levels were low). And my endocrinologist found an enlarged lymph node under my right armpit.

I have had asthma for nearly 10 years and was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes last yr. I take seretide, ventolin, somac, lantus / novorapid (insulins).

So since neither my GP oir endo can find an infection or autoimmune disease they've both given up. Can't find anything wrong and I'm stuck feeling like crap everyday.

Does anyone here have an idea whats going on? I just want to feel better again....

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  • ??? Please... any ideas? :confused:
    blue eyes 1 Replies Flag this Response
  • Hello there, Best to ask your GP to check your ANA levels Check for lupus x
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