For the last year, I have been having a recurrent fever (low grade, around 99 degrees) and have been so tired it is hard to for me to function. I have noticed that it has been occurring about a week before my menstrual cycle. I am 35 years old. What is going on?
Thanks for writing to the forum!
It is normal for the body temperature to go up in the second part of the cycle (just before the periods) even upto 99 degree Farenheit. Hormonal changes are more pronounced in the premenopause age and that could be the reason you are feeling them. Also there is a chance that you have anemia, which in turn can cause fatigue etc. Also if you have PID or pelvic inflammatory disease and white discharge, then also you will feel fatigued and tired and the temperature rise in the later part of the cycle will be more pronounced. I would suggest you get an appointment with your gynecologist.
It is difficult to comment beyond this at this stage. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!
Copyright 1994-2016MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.