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ruziska
04-19-2011, 03:22 PM
So, with Lupus, when running a low grade fever, do we "ride it out"? or try to lower it?

Linda From Australia
04-19-2011, 05:12 PM
When I had low grade fevers last year I took Paracetamol to lower it because even with a slight temperature I felt YUK. It made me feel a bit better and able to cope with the day. I rarely have temperatures now

steve.b
04-20-2011, 12:12 AM
for me, if it is low, low grade, i ride it out.
if it is a little raised, i use medication to help lower it, or i cant do anything.
i cannot regulate my temperature properly, so a rise in temperature can bring on fatigue.
it sends me to bed real quick.

ruziska
04-20-2011, 05:32 PM
darling daughter's boyfriend got her sick and she came home and gave it to me. I though those days were over when she moved out... Last night and today my temp has been running between 99-101.8. Such fun. Now starting to go down and feeling a bit better and looking forward to feeling better for the weekend.

tgal
04-20-2011, 06:14 PM
Usually we ride it out simply because so many people with Lupus have a fever most of the time. If it gets over 100 or more you need to do something about it.

Peridot20_Gem
04-21-2011, 05:07 PM
Hi have the temperature's at tea time onwards but i do ride with it and i get them in a morning, they make me feel like i need loads of air, i soon get outside.

I wish you all the best with it. xxx

ruziska
04-22-2011, 09:01 PM
Thanks all. After 2 days straight of temp not dipping below 99 and usually hanging around 101, fever finally broke this morning.

steve.b
04-22-2011, 10:35 PM
glad to hear, hope you can enjoy the weekend.

Peridot20_Gem
04-29-2011, 07:03 AM
Thanks all. After 2 days straight of temp not dipping below 99 and usually hanging around 101, fever finally broke this morning.Hi ruziska,

How are you feeling now in yourself? or have they come back because they can be a nightmare to put up with, it makes me feel like i mays well be inthe menopause.lol

Terri xxx