I am exhausted, sweaty and feverish (100 degrees Fahrenheit) even

Patient : I am exhausted, sweaty and feverish (100 degrees Fahrenheit) even after a short walk. Blood and stool tests have been negative. This condition recurs from Time to time and right now it's two weeks already. I was given amoxicillin but I don't see improvement after some days.
Doctor :   Hello, Thank you for your medical query at AskTheDoctor.com I understand your concern. If there has been absolutely n o improvement then this needs detailed evaluation. It could even just be a viral infection and hence it is not responding to treatment. One other possibility is when you go out to walk, you end up reacting to the heat and hence the fever like manifestations. I will advise you to change the antibiotic for a week, just to see the response. A combination of azithromycin and levofloxacin will work well. I won't advise further blood tests as I conclude they were recently done and normal. If it is because or a viral, some infections take a long time to go, and it may persist for a couple of more weeks. Hope this was helpful, Feel free to discuss further, Regards.

Related Q&A

Q: Hi, I had a small cut on my fingernail and a few weeks ago after a bowel movement some fecal matter got through the...

Q: I just used a public toliet. While going to the bathroom (pooping) the poop hit the toilet water and splashed back up...

Q: I have blister and redness on skin next to big toenail and below toe nail red spots. Nail has had white fungus on it...

Q: Hi doctor, My mother in law used a bar of soap that had remnants of raw ground chicken on it to wash her hands. She ...

Q: What is the best course of treatment for persistent Blastocystis Hominis?

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews