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High Fever for 1 Month

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 19, 2009
  • 03:28 PM

Pls help if u know what is going on.
My hubby has been having high fever for a month already and doctors can't find anything wrong with him except that he could be down with a bacteria infection. Each time his fever comes on, he will feel very cold.

Here's a brief story of what happened:

Week 1: Fever went up to 106F. Doc initially suspected dengue fever but that was ruled out after a couple of blood test

Week 2: Liver is swollen but CT scan did not reveal anything. Liver has since functioned well and is still ok. Hubby was then put on antibiotics, Ciprofloxacin and fever came down after 3 days. On the 5th day of antibiotics, fever is back at around 104F. Was suspected of typhoid but was later cleared of it too.

Red painful bumps (no pus) start to appear on legs and hands.

Week 3: Hubby is hospitalized after fever went up to 104F. Done countless blood test, stool test and nothing surface. Fever came down to around 100F when he was discharged after 5 days and put on 2 weeks of Ciprofloxacin again.

Week 4: Fever around 100F. But since yesterday, his fever is back again. Went up to 105F today!

Please help. We are all very desperate and dunno what we should do next. My hubby has lost 8kg and i really do not know what to do next.

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  • anybody has any clue of what could be wrong with my hubby?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 22, 2009
    • 05:01 PM
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  • anybody has any clue of what could be wrong with my hubby?Hi, I'm not quite sure but it could also be infective endocarditis. Has he had any swollen extremities (legs, hands), shortness of breath, blood in urine??
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 19, 2010
    • 03:21 PM
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  • What about blood and urine tests for kidney infection? Kidney infections much more often cause high fevers and generalized symptoms than burning urine.Also I would ask about vasculitis.Good luck.:cool:
    bigboy 64 Replies
    • September 21, 2010
    • 07:29 AM
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  • What about blood and urine tests for kidney infection? Kidney infections much more often cause high fevers and generalized symptoms than burning urine.Also I would ask about vasculitis.Good luck.:cool:Very true, I had a kidney infection went to hospital and the antibiotics did nothing much at all. I had a fever for several weeks, which turned into a lower back pain. Im now prone to kidney and bladder infections as a result and after some later tests I have damage in my kidney due to crystallization of something in the kidney due to dehydration. Hope this helps. I remember fever, which effected my strength, pain in my back and shacking. Could not sleep on my back, and I sweated like crazy.
    JamesSummers 3 Replies
    • September 22, 2010
    • 10:59 PM
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  • You could have a condition called pyelonephritis which is basically a kidney infection. It causes back or flank pain, fever and sometimes chills, general malaise (sick feeling), nausea and vomiting, fatigue, and confusion or dizziness. Also it causes changes in urine with urine being dark or foul smelling or even having blood in your urine. Pyelonephritis is a serious infection needing immediate care, please make an appointment with a doctor as soon as possible. If you do have a kidney infection you dont want it to spread to the blood or to the bladder. It almost always requires a course of a strong antibiotic. Your doctor will figure out which one is the most appropriate for you, normally after doing a urine culture. holiday gift baskets
    savemoney 9 Replies
    • September 23, 2010
    • 07:36 AM
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