|is this common?
Jul 4, 2005
my son (24) has been hiv+ for 4 yrs. and for the last month he has been running a low grade fevers of 99.5-100.5
thanks for your reply!
| Response from Dr. Wohl
Low grade temp elevations are not uncommon among people with HIV. These increases in temp may resolve now that he is on HIV therapy. I would not be too concerned at this point. If his temp increases, becomes bothersome or are associated with other signs of worsening illness (such as weight loss), I'd consider a fuller evaluation.
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