doc said i can start MTX. But if i get a fever over 101?

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   Posted 3/8/2010 11:10 AM (GMT -7)   
I've gotten fevers over 102.5 on remicade and never had to go to the E.R or anything.
Curious why he would want to admit me on a temp over 101 while on Methotrexate.

I get low grade fevers ALL the time.. I don't want to worry.

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   Posted 3/8/2010 1:11 PM (GMT -7)   
I think this is a question you should be asking your doc. JMHO
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   Posted 3/8/2010 9:30 PM (GMT -7)   
I agree ask your doc. I can guess, but my doc wants me to go to the ER anytime that I get a fever of 102 or above. He wants me to call him when I go above 100, but I forget to check it everyday (I got a talking too last time because I was showing up to my weekly appoints with fevers above 100).
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