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Symptom Checker

Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Fever in Adults

Sorry to hear that. Your symptoms raise the possibility that your fever is caused by a stomach flu, other intestinal infection, or diverticulitis. If you have nausea and widespread abdominal pain that becomes more localized to the right lower part of the abdomen, appendicitis is a possibility. So, contact your doctor for prompt evaluation, especially if abdominal pain is a prominent part of the picture.

The next question is to determine whether you may have a skin infection:

Does your skin have a patch of redness and warmth that's spreading?

Yes, I do have a rash like that.

No, I haven't noticed that.

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