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febrile

 [feb´ril]
1. pertaining to fever.
2. characterized by fever; called also feverish, pyrectic, and pyretic.

feb·rile

(feb'ril, fē'brīl),
Denoting or relating to fever.
Synonym(s): feverish (1) , pyrectic, pyretic

febrile

/feb·rile/ (feb´ril) pertaining to or characterized by fever.

febrile

(fĕb′rəl, fē′brəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characterized by fever; feverish.

febrile

[fē′bril, feb′ril]
Etymology: L, febris, fever
pertaining to or characterized by an elevated body temperature, such as a febrile reaction to an infectious agent. A body temperature above 100° F (37.8° C), or 99.6° F (37.6° C) rectally, is commonly regarded as febrile. Compare afebrile. febrility, n.

febrile/cold agglutinins test

blood tests used to diagnose infectious diseases and some neoplastic diseases. The febrile agglutinins serological studies are used to diagnose salmonellosis, rickettsial diseases, brucellosis, tularemia, and some leukemias and lymphomas, whereas cold agglutinins are found in patients infected by Mycoplasma pneumoniae, influenza, mononucleosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and lymphomas.

febrile

adjective Pertaining to or characterised by fever.

feb·rile

(feb'ril)
Denoting or relating to fever.
Synonym(s): feverish (1) , pyretic.
[L. febris, fever]

febrile

Pertaining to, or featuring, a fever. From Latin febris , fever.

febrile (fe·brīlˑ),

adj with a fever.

feb·rile

(feb'ril)
Denoting or relating to fever.
Synonym(s): pyrectic.

febrile

(feb´rəl),
adj pertaining to or characterized by an elevated body temperature. A body temperature of over 100° F is commonly regarded as febrile.

febrile

pertaining to fever; feverish.

Patient discussion about febrile

Q. High Fever - is it dangerous? high fever over a long period can be dangerous. on the other hand it shows also that your body is working like Superman...

A. the heart surgeon knows, that if he touchs during a heart-operation this sparkle of 96°C, the patient will die. exitus for sure! the problem for the heart surgeon is, that he don't know why it is so. this is the big problem you can have with a doctor who don't know about such things. if you like to know more about this sparkle and why the patient dies, write me a mail and i will share with you a link to read about it. ask me if you don't understand me for what i try to teach you. FEVER is a healing-system nature gave us. Let it work naturally. don't make a tonsillectomy just because some do or because it is a fashion. think first about it. your tonsils have functions and we need them. they are not just decoration. my parents forced me to make a tonsillectomy because they were told to do so because i had many otitis. i would never do it to my kids. i have since 30 years from time to time pain there and i loose some blood. it hurts terribly when it is acute.

Q. What Causes Cough With Fever? Often during winter I become sick with fever and on going cough. What causes it?

A. Cough with fever can be a first sign to many respiratory tract infections with viruses or bacterias, starting from simple ones as the common cold (or "flu") up to more serious conditions such as pneumonia, that requires medical care and medications.

Q. What Treats Cough With Fever? I have the flu and so my entire body hurts, and I can't stop coughing. What type of medications can I buy over-the-counter to help me feel better?

A. Simple analgesics are good for lowering fever and easing pain. As for the cough, there is a question whether or not cough suppressants are actually recommended. http://www.5min.com/Video/Do-Cough-Syrups-Work-5602143

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