Fever of unknown origin

Selected infectious disease treatments and their medical experts, specialists and clinics in Switzerland - Ticino

Diagnosis and treatment from fever of unknown origin. Fever is an expression of many diseases, such as infections as also rheumatologic / autoimmune diseases and cancer. A fever of unknown origin refers to the presence of a documented fever for a specified time, for which a cause has not been found.


In case of fever of unknown origin an evaluation by an infectious disease specialist is indicated to reach rapidly a diagnosis and provide a specific therapy.


In case of fever of unknown origins, persistence despite one week of medical analysis.


What to expect

The list of potential causes of fever of unknown origin is very long. After a first visit and vision of the analysis already performed, a personalized diagnostic path will be offered and discussed.


Bring a copy of all analysis already performed and a fever diary (3-times daily temperature measurement from a few days).

Treatment plan

Taking into account all possible clues, your specialist in infectious diseases will try to diagnose the cause of your fever. After a physical examination and a study of the analysis already carried out, he will suggest a diagnostic plan, which is conducted stationary in many cases. A specific therapy will be proposed as soon as a clear diagnosis is defined.


Depending on the type of fever.


Due to the underlying cause of your fever, a follow-up plan will be offered.

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