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Brother has been in the hospital since Saturday bad headache, swollen eyes, vomit high fever could he have migraine doctor done test but all negative?

Brother has been in the hospital since Saturday bad headache, swollen eyes, vomit high fever could he have migraine doctor done test but all negative?

Meningitis: Migraines do not give you high fever. He needs a lumbar puncture if not done. If this is negative then its viral meningitis....so it doesn't mean there's not diagnosis when you don't find anything. 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


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My child has been vomiting once a day, in mornings only. This has been going on for 5 days. There is no headache. The only other symptom is low grade fever of 99. I am fearful of brain tumor. Could it be?

My child has been vomiting once a day, in mornings only. This has been going on for 5 days. There is no headache. The only other symptom is low grade fever of 99. I am fearful of brain tumor. Could it be?

Unlikely to be tumor: Nothing is impossible but this would not be the first sign of a brain tumor. However, I would be concerned about possible dehydration and electroyte imbalances and adequate fluid intake. Please contact your pediatrician as intravenous fluids may be advised. Read more

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For 6 years, my 9 year old child has gotten headaches with fever every 4 weeks, often with vomiting. Blood tests at the time of headache show nothing?

For 6 years, my 9 year old child has gotten headaches with fever every 4 weeks, often with vomiting. Blood tests at the time of headache show nothing?

Needs check up: Headaches with vomiting happening repeatedly could be a sign of migraine but above all it needs intracranial evaluation if fever is high you should get his sinuses checked sooner rather than later Read more

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What to do if taking creatine cause vomiting, headaches and fevers?

What to do if taking creatine cause vomiting, headaches and fevers?

Stop it!: Supplements are not regulated and if you don't know how to take them or are under a professional's care, you are doing more harm than good. Read more

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Started with vomiting then headache, bodyaches and 101 fever vomiting gone- flu?

Started with vomiting then headache, bodyaches and 101 fever vomiting gone- flu?

Most likely: Sounds like a viral illness. The GI viruses usually last 3-7 days. The most important thing is to stay well-hydrated. If you develop dizziness or sore throat, see a doctor. Read more

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Vomiting all night, headache, warm (fever?), little sleep and food. Cause?

Vomiting all night, headache, warm (fever?), little sleep and food. Cause?

Food poisoning/virus: Your symptoms are classic for both food poisoning and for a viral gastroenteritis. In either case symptoms are likely to improve within 24 hours. The greatest danger is dehydration. Don't worry about eating until you feel better but drink water; ginger tea with lemon and honey may help. You could also try the homeopathic remedy Nux vomica 30c. If not improving within a couple days see a Dr. Read more

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I have been vomiting several times for half a day, feeling bloated and nauseated, having headache and a fever of 39degrees. What should be the case?

I have been vomiting several times for half a day, feeling bloated and nauseated, having headache and a fever of 39degrees. What should be the case?

A few things...: It's difficult to tell the source based on your symptoms. It could be infectious or it could be something surgical. If you are unable to keep down fluids and the vomiting persists you need to go to the emergency room at least for getting intravenous hydration. If the bloating continues and you stop having bowel movements, you may have obstruction, a surgical emergency. I would get seen now. Read more

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Sir, I m frm nepal and before 1 mnth I had seen blood in my vomit...Aft that I have never seen it bt m sufferin from fever headache etc...Whts d rezon?

Sir, I m frm nepal and before 1 mnth I had seen blood in my vomit...Aft that I have never seen it bt m sufferin from fever headache etc...Whts d rezon?

You need check up: You need to be evaluated by your doctor, at this time it seems you have either viral infection, but depending on the examination they may find it is due to some other infection like meningitis etc. Blood in your vomit one time only has no relationship with this episode of headache and fever, but can be related to gastritis at that time but if it recurrs than it needs to be evaluated by endoscopy. Read more

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Adult male 42 vomiting all day, started for no reason, can't keep anything down chills no fever headache?

Adult male 42 vomiting all day, started for no reason, can't keep anything down chills no fever headache?

Virus setting in: Sounds like your have one of the many viruses that cause gastroenteritis (stomach "flu"). Right now lots of noravirus infection going around the country (better known as cruise ship flu). Chills may indicate your temperature is about to go up, so monitor this. Try very tiny amounts of clear fluid at a time, and if you are not able to keep anything down in the next 12-24 hours, seek care. Read more

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My husband has cough, fever, rash on his back, headaches & can't eat very much without vomiting - what could this be?

My husband has cough, fever, rash on his back, headaches & can't eat very much without vomiting - what could this be?

Viral?: It can be a viral illness if it just started or something more serious if it has been occuring for a while. He should see his doctor for a proper evaluation. Read more

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2 yr 10 mnts kid having fever and headache and vomiting from yesteday eveng. Started with dullness and sleepy ness yestday eveng. Temp is below 100 C?

2 yr 10 mnts kid having fever and headache and vomiting from yesteday eveng. Started with dullness and sleepy ness yestday eveng. Temp is below 100 C?

See a physician: If the child is not active, dull, sleepy and vomiting, please see a physician right away. The fever (i suppose it is 100 F not 100 C) alone is not a reliable indicator Read more

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My daughter is experiencing headache since early morning on Friday, it's stinging and woke her up today at night, she hasn't a fever, vomit has occurred 3 times in 12 hrs and no appetite at all since then, can't hold food and barely liquids.

My daughter is experiencing headache since early morning on Friday, it's stinging and woke her up today at night, she hasn't a fever, vomit has occurred 3 times in 12 hrs and no appetite at all since then, can't hold food and barely liquids.

See MD: Please bring your baby to see the MD asap. This time of year your daughter may have an ear infection, influenza, or acute gastroenteritis. There are several other reasons but she needs to see MD if she can't tolerate liquids. Give ice chips and pedialyte freezer pops. MD can give her medicine so she can tolerate oral liquids. Don't worry she will be just fine. Read more

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Pain along spine, starting at the tailbone and radiating upward. Started with vomiting and slight fever and headache. What does this sound like?

Pain along spine, starting at the tailbone and radiating upward. Started with vomiting and slight fever and headache. What does this sound like?

Could be anything: See your doctor immediately to see what could be causing this could range from significant problems like meningitis, spine infection, etc. To other issues. Go right away to see your doctor to be examined to ensure some significant problems is not occurring. Read more

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Whenever I take nitroglycerines for angina I get terrible headaches with vomiting and fever which lasts for about 24 hours. Is there an alternative I c?

Whenever I take nitroglycerines for angina I get terrible headaches with vomiting and fever which lasts for about 24 hours. Is there an alternative I c?

Nitrates will all: Cause this vasoreactive response. Perhaps your health care provider could adjust your maintenance therapy (beta and calcium blockers) so that you won't have angina and thereby not need NTG. Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

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Vomiting (Definition)

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