Is a Persistent Low-Grade Fever a Symptom of Cancer?
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Medically Reviewed By: Lauren Guilbeault. Stress is known to cause numerous physical and behavioral symptoms. While it was once considered a function unique to your mental processes, the effects of stress can quickly and easily bleed over into actual physical ailments, and increasing bodies of research are supporting the notion that stress can cause illness, rather than just psychosomatic malaise. Stress has been known to cause headaches, nausea, gastrointestinal distress, and muscle spasms-but can stress cause a fever? Fever is defined as a body temperature that exceeds the normal threshold. Although Most schools and similar institutions consider a fever any temperature that exceeds
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Unexplained fever can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'minor' to 'generally fatal'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility — in other words, diagnosis. Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms.
Medically reviewed by Drugs. Last updated on June 1, A fever is an increase in body temperature above the normal range. However, body temperature varies between people, with different levels of activity and at different times of the day.