High fever with UC means something else is going on....
A viral infection can be serious and still has to be determined...and treated.
I've never had a high fever with UC flares. I do have low-grade fevers often however...up a degree or so (but my normal temp is about
96.9. Hormonal? or UC meds? or PSC or PSC med? an attempt to become normal?lol! don't know, but it's usually in the evening for an hour or two. The doctors aren't concerned at this time.
Is your doc a GI? Are you having nausea as well? Has the doc done more comprehensive blood tests?
*Heather*Status:mini flare June 23* 6asacol daily+ Salofalk (tapered every 4th night)
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~5ASA: Asacol + Salofalk enemas (increase for flares tapered to maintenance)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed
~Probiotic 2 (Natural Factors Protec) + 1 (Primadophilus Reuteri) at bedtime
~Natural Factors Multi Digestive Enzymes with supper
~Ranitidine,Pariet (reflux) Effexor XR 75mg; Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!