Fever

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Fever, also known as pyrexia and febrile response, is defined as having a temperature above the normal range due to an increase in the body's temperature set point.wikipedia
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Malaria

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This includes viral, bacterial and parasitic infections such as the common cold, urinary tract infections, meningitis, malaria and appendicitis among others.
Malaria causes symptoms that typically include fever, tiredness, vomiting, and headaches.

Meningitis

spinal meningitisbacterial meningitiscerebral meningitis
This includes viral, bacterial and parasitic infections such as the common cold, urinary tract infections, meningitis, malaria and appendicitis among others.
The most common symptoms are fever, headache, and neck stiffness.

Febrile seizure

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Rarely a fever may trigger a febrile seizure.
The diagnosis involves verifying that there is not an infection of the brain, there are no metabolic problems, and there have not been prior seizures that have occurred without a fever.

Ibuprofen

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Medications such as ibuprofen or paracetamol (acetaminophen) may help with this as well as lower temperature.
Ibuprofen is a medication in the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) class that is used for treating pain, fever, and inflammation.

Common cold

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This includes viral, bacterial and parasitic infections such as the common cold, urinary tract infections, meningitis, malaria and appendicitis among others.
These may include coughing, sore throat, runny nose, sneezing, headache, and fever.

Hyperthermia

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It differs from hyperthermia, in that hyperthermia is an increase in body temperature over the temperature set point, due to either too much heat production or not enough heat loss.
Hyperthermia differs from fever in that the body's temperature set point remains unchanged.

Vasculitis

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Non-infectious causes include vasculitis, deep vein thrombosis, side effects of medication, and cancer among others.

Sickness behavior

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A fever is usually accompanied by sickness behavior, which consists of lethargy, depression, loss of appetite, sleepiness, hyperalgesia, and the inability to concentrate.
They usually (but not necessarily) accompany fever and aid survival.

Febrile neutropenia

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A neutropenic fever, also called febrile neutropenia, is a fever in the absence of normal immune system function.
Febrile neutropenia is the development of fever, often with other signs of infection, in a patient with neutropenia, an abnormally low number of neutrophil granulocytes (a type of white blood cell) in the blood.

Continuous fever

Continuous fever is a type or pattern of fever in which temperature does not touch the baseline and remains above normal throughout the day.

Typhoid fever

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Often there is a gradual onset of a high fever over several days.

Urinary tract infection

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This includes viral, bacterial and parasitic infections such as the common cold, urinary tract infections, meningitis, malaria and appendicitis among others.
Symptoms of a kidney infection include fever and flank pain usually in addition to the symptoms of a lower UTI.

Sepsis

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Other possible causes include sepsis, Kawasaki syndrome, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, drug overdose, serotonin syndrome, and thyroid storm.
Common signs and symptoms include fever, increased heart rate, increased breathing rate, and confusion.

Intermittent fever

Intermittent fever is a type or pattern of fever in which there is an interval where temperature is elevated for several hours followed by an interval when temperature drops back to normal.

Perspiration

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When the set point temperature returns to normal, a person feels hot, becomes flushed, and may begin to sweat.
If it is accompanied by unexplained weight loss or fever or by palpitations, shortness of breath, or chest discomfort, it suggests serious illness.

Flushing (physiology)

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When the set point temperature returns to normal, a person feels hot, becomes flushed, and may begin to sweat.

Visceral leishmaniasis

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Signs and symptoms include fever, weight loss, fatigue, anemia, and substantial swelling of the liver and spleen.

Infective endocarditis

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Symptoms may include fever, small areas of bleeding into the skin, heart murmur, feeling tired, and low red blood cell count.

Plasmodium ovale

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Plasmodium ovale is a species of parasitic protozoa that causes tertian malaria in humans.

Hodgkin lymphoma

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Symptoms may include fever, night sweats, and weight loss.

Remittent fever

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Remittent Fever is a type or pattern of fever in which temperature does not touch the baseline and remains above normal throughout the day.

Brucellosis

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The symptoms are like those associated with many other febrile diseases, but with emphasis on muscular pain and night sweats.

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome

Malignant neuroleptic syndrome
Other possible causes include sepsis, Kawasaki syndrome, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, drug overdose, serotonin syndrome, and thyroid storm.
Symptoms include high fever, confusion, rigid muscles, variable blood pressure, sweating, and fast heart rate.

Plasmodium falciparum

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460–370 BCE) gave several descriptions on tertian fever and quartan fever.

Measles

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Infections commonly associated with hyperpyrexia include roseola, measles and enteroviral infections.
Initial symptoms typically include fever, often greater than 40 C, cough, runny nose, and inflamed eyes.