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Fevers for 5 years with no diagnosis...help!

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  • Posted By: shannonb
  • December 16, 2010
  • 07:29 AM

My son suffered an eye injury in January 2006. Beginning in February 2006, he began running fevers that would last about 5 days and then stop. He is fine in the mornings, spikes a fever midday and by night time, the fever is gone again. This happens almost monthly and has for 5 years this upcoming February. I don't know if the fevers are related to the injury (the doctors say "no"); however, they have ruled out JRA, Lupus, Hiberian Fever, and several other possibilities. I'm soooo tired of my son having to live with this problem. He's very small for his age and still hasn't lost all his baby teeth. (He's 14) In addition to the fevers, he is fatigued with loss of appetite. With nearly every fever, he suffers with a headache and sometimes muscle or joint aches. He often has problems with his sinuses as well. The monthly fevers affect school, sports, and his daily life for at least a week each month. If anyone has any idea or new direction I could explore, please advise. Thank you so much.
Sincerely,
Sad Mom

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