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Child Fever And Headache
? Step throat: The symptoms may be due to strep throat but if symptoms persist more than 24 hours, it would be best to see a physician and find out. There is no substitute for a face to face evaluation. In the meantime treat the symptoms with fluids, approved over the counter meds based on age and weight. Don't wait 24 hours if symptoms continue to worsen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fever (also known as pyrexia) is one of the most common medical signs and is characterized by an elevation of body temperature above the normal range of 36.5–37.5 °c (98–100 °f) due to an increase in the temperature regulatory set-point. A headache or cephalalgia is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck. It can be a symptom of a number of different conditions of ...Read more
Period starts 5/9/2012 , 18/9/2012 done sex , on 19/9/2012 due to fever and headache I took ibuprofen(one tablet) and day after that I took paracitmol two tablets. Will it affect my baby if I become preganant?
Motrin/aleve/tylenol: These otc meds have both antipyretic and analegic properties and so should help both problems. Fever maybe from viral illnesses, but if persistent or headache is more severe or associated with light sensitivity/neck stiffness, consult doc asap. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
See you doctor: Your symptoms are too complex for this forum to help you. See your doctor. ...Read more
Tepid bath: If you bathe in tepid water and briskly rub your skin all over with a rough washcloth this may help to reduce your fever, but unlikely to do much about your headache. Without your providing much more info it sounds as if you might benefit by being seen and examined by a doctor. ...Read more
Allergy?: Or you may simply have been exposed to something at the same time each year as a random occurrence. There are illnesses which occur more often in certain seasons, but you do not indicate what time of year or where you are located or anything else about the illness. Need more info. ...Read more
7 yrs old fever/head: It depends on his age, how high is the temp, how severe is the headache.Are there any other symptoms, is he able to bend his neck all the way down, does he act and look sick.If in doubt have him get checked by his doctor.It may be a viral infection or something more serious. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a fever and headache for 2 days. Now my fever was gone but im still having headaches especially after getting up from bed. What should I do? Tha
Need more info but: Not knowing anything else except that you're suffering from headaches & fever makes me potentially concerned for meningitis. I recommend an examination in order to look at that as a possibility with some blood work. If the workup turns comes up negative then, treating the headache without other significant concerns is reasonable. Write me at: www.healthtap.com/dr-Saghafi with more questions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a fever and headache for 3 days. 1 week ago I came in intimate contact with someone who now has mono. Can I contract mono that fast?
Too soon for mono: Much too soon; the incubation period for mono is typically 4-6 weeks. But if you have had other intimate exposures in past 1-2 mo. with the person with mono (sex, kissing), you might have caught it from from him or her a few weeks ago. You could even be the source of that person's infection. See a doctor if your symptoms don't clear in 2-3 days or if other symptoms (sore throat, swollen glands). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes i get fever and headache around 5 pm and the fever fluctuates till 9 pm or so. I have a polyp in my sinus. Could this be due to the polyp?
I have a fever and headache right now. Can i take antipyretics while taking psyllium husks. I've been taking psylliums husks everyday for 2 months now?
Fighting a fever: Fever is part of the body's response to an infection or other "insult". Actually the body fights better when you have a fever although most doctors and nurses (especially) don't know that so they recommend paracetamol or other antipyretic. If you can "tough it out" it's better to have the fever- u will recover faster, but if uncomfortable u can take the medication to reduce fever.OK with psyllium ...Read more
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
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