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Parkinson's Disease

Fevers

01/26/1999

Question:

Could having a low grade (98.8)fever mostly in the evening be attributed to Parkinson's meds ? What about skin flushes , could that ?

Answer:

A temperature of 98.8 is not a fever. Skin flushes can occasionally occur with Sinemet.

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Response by:

Arif Dalvi, MD
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati