Fever At Night Accompanied By The Appearance Of Lumps In The Legs And Arms?
, I am Fadlil from Lamongan. My father is 67 years old, every night his body is hot, bumps appear on his legs and arms (like bumping a table), then his right lower leg is swollen ?? please answer yes Thank you
Thank you for the question.
Fever accompanied by lumps and swelling in the limbs can be caused by many things, depending on when the fever starts, when the swelling starts, does the swelling occur in the joints, is the swelling accompanied by pain, accompanied by limited movement, feels warm, is there other symptoms such as cold cough, overall aches, and whether there is a history of traveling, a history of other illnesses, or a history of treatment.
Here are some possible causes of fever accompanied by the appearance of lumps and swelling in the limbs:
Rheumatoid arthritis. Septic arthritis. Chikungunya Osteomyelitis. Therefore, you should visit a doctor to find out the cause of your father's condition. The doctor will evaluate your father's complaints, do a physical examination, and conduct investigations if needed such as blood tests, rheumatoid factor tests, and bone x-rays, so the doctor can handle according to the cause of your complaint.
Here are recommendations that your father can do while at home:
Resting and avoiding lifting heavy objects or activities that require heavy joint work. Taking pain medications that can also reduce fever such as paracetamol. Compress the swollen, swollen part with cold water. Sufficient nutrition and fluid needs.
Hopefully this information can help you and hopefully your father gets well soon.