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A 29-year-old female asked:

My temperature is 38.6 i have a headache, n a sore neck when i move it but still feel cold took paracetamol but it doesn't seem to be doing a lot

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Dr. Aaron Roland
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Get help!: This mixture of symptoms could be nothing more than a flu-like illness, but the combination of headache, sore neck, and fever could also be meningitis, a serious illness, so I encourage you to see a doctor.
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