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Persistent high fever

Persistent high fever: Introduction

Persistent high fever: temperature more than 38 degree centigrade. See detailed information below for a list of 31 causes of Persistent high fever, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Persistent high fever: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Persistent high fever

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Misdiagnosis and Persistent high fever

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Detailed list of causes of Persistent high fever

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How Common are these Causes of Persistent high fever?

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  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 7 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 24 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Persistent high fever:

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Causes of Persistent high fever Based on Risk Factors

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  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Persistent high fever:

    Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

    Symptoms related to Persistent high fever:

    Cerebral malaria, Chikungunya fever, Pneumonia (241 causes), Meningitis (160 causes), Croup (17 causes), Acute epiglottitis (9 causes), Rheumatic fever, Septic arthritis, Osteomyelitis (40 causes), Measeles, Scarlet fever, Kawasaki disease (5 causes)

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