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I have been with up-and-down fever for about one week. Only

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I have been with up-and-down fever for about one week. Only the second and third days it was quite high: 100.94 F (= 38.3 C)

I haven't taken any medicines. My temperature is still oscillating between: 97.88 F and 99.14 F ( = 36.6 and 37.3 C)

I still have some sore throat and it looks like I get more easily than usual stomach aches by drinking coffes.

The first two days I also had gastrointestinal symptoms: flatulence and bad digestion.

Now mainly sore throat.

What is it? Is it a virus?

Will it go away by itself? Why is it taking so long?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Thanks for this question

Yes, this is a virus

It seems to be improving.

It should get better on its own

If it doesn't, you may need tested for strep throat.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

So if it's a virus, can it have made my stomach more easily affected by stomach pain after coffes? Or it's unrelated?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
yes absolutely
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