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My child has fever, headache, and sore throat today.?

My child has fever, headache, and sore throat today.?

? 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 more

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Fever And Headache (Definition)

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


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My child has had cough, congestion, no fever until today now has add fever and headache.

My child has had cough, congestion, no fever until today now has add fever and headache.

Influenza: Your child needs to be seen and examined by your family doctor or pediatrician. This may be influenza, but other diagnoses are possible. Needs to be checked out. ...Read more

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My child has a 101 fever headache and stomach ache what could this be?

My child has a 101 fever headache and stomach ache what could this be?

Go to doctor: I recommend taking your child to the physician to determine the cause of the fever and to treat it appropriately. Wishing you'all the best. ...Read more

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Hi I had a bad fever and headache?

Hi I had a bad fever and headache?

Viral meningitis: Not sure what you are asking, but one issue to consider with high fever and headache that readily recovers is viral meningitis. However, a high fever from any source can cause a bad headache. Hope you are back to good health. ...Read more

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What can make a fever and headache go away?

What can make a fever and headache go away?

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 more

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Periodic fever and headache only at nights are symptoms of what ?

Headaches: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, teeth grinding, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems among other things. See a doctor to get checked out so you can get some help for your headaches. ...Read more

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What is the best way to reduce fever and headache without medication?

What is the best way to reduce fever and headache without medication?

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

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Why is it that I am getting a slight fever and headache the same time every year?

Why is it that I am getting a slight fever and headache the same time every year?

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

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After spotting in 2days now I have fever and headache. What is this?

After spotting in 2days now I have fever and headache. What is this?

Coincident: I think that the two are not related since there are no causes for for fever. You may have sinus infection .It is best to see doctor for better eval. And treatment. ...Read more

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My 7 year old has had a fever and headache for 3 days now. Any suggestions?

My 7 year old has had a fever and headache for 3 days now. Any suggestions?

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 more

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Heat beating fast this morning. Some fever and headache too. I was fine yesterday?

Heat beating fast this morning.  Some fever and headache too.  I was fine yesterday?

Infection?: Sounds as if you may be developing a viral illness, but without more information, hard to tell. Drink plenty of clear liquids, rest, take Aspirin or acetaminophen, and if you get much worse see your family doctor. ...Read more

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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

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 more

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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?

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 more

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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?

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?

Polyps do not cause : Nasal polyps by itself do not cause headaches and fever.But it may be associated with sinus infections which can cause fever and headache so have it checked and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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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

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

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


Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more