Patient Comments: Fever - Causes

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Comment from: Gary Mc, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: April 30

I received a pneumonia vaccine at 10:30 AM and at 9:30 PM I had 100.3 degrees fever and felt cruddy. I'm 58 and consider it worth it because I had pneumonia when I was about 25. I spent a couple of days in a hospital reminding myself to breathe every 3 or 4 seconds. Not somewhere I ever want to be again.

Comment from: Deepak, 35-44 Male (Caregiver) Published: June 05

In response to an infection, illness, or some other cause, the hypothalamus may reset the body to a higher temperature. Although the most common causes of fever are common infections such as colds and gastroenteritis, other causes include infections of the ear, lung, skin, throat, bladder, or kidney.

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