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fever for 2 months after I had sinusitis/bronchitis

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I've had a low grade fever (99-100.3) for 2 months after I had sinusitis/bronchitis in January. They didn't find a cause for this. It went away for a while and then came back higher 8 days ago (100-101, with one 102 spike yesterday). I have no other symptoms than the ones related to the fever: feeling hot or cold, sweats and (shaking) chills.
When I stay in bed my temp goes up slowly from 99.3-4 (when I wake up) to 100, but when I get up it immediately goes above 100 degrees. When I do a little more active things, like grocery shopping the fever goes to 101.
Been to my GP a few times and he bloodtested for a bunch of things (like kidney/liver/autoimmune/malignancies/infec tion/sinus CT/chest Xray) in Febuary, all came back negative, showing the sinusitis/bronchitis cleared up completely. When I saw him last week he tested for UTI and CRP, negative.
He told me the fever was not high and I shouldn't worry. But I can't function bc I get sweats and feel weak then.
Please what should I do?


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replied May 1st, 2014
Infectious Diseases Answer A46983
Thank you for asking!
You seem to have pyrexia and fever of unknown origin. Such night sweats and low grade fever and cough and weight loss need some pulmonary assessment for tuberculosis. ADA test and sputum analysis with gene expert and AFB is advised. Get an internal medicine specialist nearby and let them do a deep work up for you. It needs a diagnosis and the only way they are gonna get is by exclusion by excluding one by one possible likely cause. hang in there, it is gonna take a while. Also get your thyroid functions assessed as higher metabolic rates with such symptoms of sweaty palms and weight loss may be an indication of hyperthyroidism.
take care and seek help


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