Question: Why is my fever on and off?

Recurrent fevers keep happening and coming back over time. A classic fever is also usually linked to an infection or virus. With a recurrent fever, you may have a higher body temperature without any virus or bacterial infection.

Can your body temperature be high without fever?

There are many reasons why someone might feel hot but have no fever. Environmental and lifestyle factors, medications, age, hormones, and emotional state all have an impact. In some cases, feeling continuously hot may signal an underlying health condition.

What does a low grade fever mean?

Low-grade fever The medical community generally defines a fever as a body temperature above 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit. A body temp between 100.4 and 102.2 degree is usually considered a low-grade fever. “If the temperature is not high, it doesnt necessarily need to be treated with medication,” Dr. Joseph said.

What does it mean if your body is hot but no fever?

People may feel hot without a fever for many reasons. Some causes may be temporary and easy to identify, such as eating spicy foods, a humid environment, or stress and anxiety. However, some people may feel hot frequently for no apparent reason, which could be a symptom of an underlying condition.

Should you treat a low-grade fever?

A low-grade fever usually doesnt require treatment, unless the fever is occurring in a very young infant, or if its accompanied by other worrisome symptoms, such as confusion or the inability to eat or drink without vomiting.

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