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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

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 husband has high fever at night but in day is alright. At night he has pain in all the body, headache. Tell me what can I do?

My husband has high fever at night but in day is alright. At night he has pain in all the body, headache. Tell me what can I do?

Ibuprofen: If it has only been a couple of days I would just give him Ibuprofen because he probably just has the flu. However, if he has any new symptoms or gets worse or it does not start to get better in 5 days, go to the doctor. ...Read more

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Iam suffering with high fever, cold nd headache since yesterday night plss help me?

Iam suffering with high fever, cold nd headache since yesterday night plss help me?

Cold: It may be a viral illnes but if it escalates and last a long time you need to see your doctor. Drink plenty of fluids, rest and take something to lower your fever to ease the discomfort. ...Read more

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I am suffering from high fever and having headache for past 3 days. Taking medications but not helping me. Please advice. Any medications?

I am suffering from high fever and having headache for past 3 days. Taking medications but not helping me. Please advice. Any medications?

It could be viral in: Virus infections are a common cause of fever and flu. This will usually cause sore throat, running nose and headache. If you do not have any symptoms of a head cold, you should go and see your doctor if the fever does not settle down in 3-5 days. In the meantime best medicatioon is to take tylenol (acetaminophen) and avod drugs like loracet, Motrin and ibuprophen, tylenol (acetaminophen) can be taken every 6 hourly as needed. ...Read more

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Hello. My husband has a high fever since this morning He's complaining about headache and also back pain We just came back from our vacation?

Hello. My husband has a high fever since this morning He's complaining about headache and also back pain We just came back from our vacation?

See below: There are many potential causes for his symptoms. The number one priority would be to rule out an infection. I would recommend visiting an urgent care clinic for further work-up. ...Read more

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What is the reason for high fever (102 c) and headache during night from past 2 weeks?

What is the reason for high fever (102 c) and headache during night from past 2 weeks?

Prolonged fever: Running fever for two weeks can have many causes. Therefore it is imperative that you see your doctor asap to find out what the cause might be. ...Read more

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Sometimes I feel very cold sometimes very sweaty with headache n high fever. From 2 days it happens?

Sometimes I feel very cold sometimes very sweaty with headache n high fever. From 2 days it happens?

Infection: You should get an evaluation to identify the source of your infection and treatment. ...Read more

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I have high fever and extreme headache... paracetamol can help it but just a little. .. what should I do?

I have high fever and extreme headache... paracetamol can help it but just a little. .. what should I do?

Go to ER: The symptoms you are describing could mean anything from a simple viral associated headache to something more serious such as meningitis or encephalitis. In short if it is not controlled with simple analgesia it needs an examination by a doctor immediately to rule out anything more sinister. ...Read more

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My 6 year old has had a high fever and bad headache for 4 days. Absolutely no other symptoms. What could it be?

My 6 year old has had a high fever and bad headache for 4 days. Absolutely no other symptoms. What could it be?

Viral vs bacterial: After 4 days of theses symptoms: if your 6 yr old is not improving, it is worth while to have an exam performed to identify the potential cause of the fever and headache. It could just be a viral illness that will improve with time and comfort. If bacterial-antibiotics may facilitate recovery. ...Read more

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I have developed high fever coupled with cold and headache. Due to ckd, pain killer is forbidden. What am I supposed to do?

Cautious acetaminoph: You can use Acetaminophen under 3 grams per day for a few days with no problems. You can use less of a dose on and off for longer time, too. ...Read more

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Can a high fever trigger the onset of migraines? My son spiked 107 temp a couple months ago and has since had numerous headaches and 3 migraines.

Can a high fever trigger the onset of migraines? My son spiked 107 temp a couple months ago and has since had numerous headaches and 3 migraines.

Mgt: Given the level of your son's high temperature, infectious causes such as meningitis should be considered.
I would recommend a neurologic evaluation and monitoring his temperature for any fever. ...Read more

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My 6 years old have mild headache and high fever 102. She vomited 3 times yestarday. She started to eat in this morning and her fever is now 100.?

My 6 years old have mild headache and high fever 102. She vomited 3 times yestarday. She started to eat in this morning and her fever is now 100.?

Viral?: This may be viral illness running its course. If the child is doing better and temp is down, I would continue the course that you are doing. Continue to treat the fever. If this gets worse see the doc as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Hi my son is 12 and his sick at the moment with high fever and headaches his asleep right now but twice I've had to wipe white foam stuff off his mout?

Hi my son is 12 and his sick at the moment with high fever and headaches his asleep right now but twice I've had to wipe white foam stuff off his mout?

Mgt: Please see the ED right away. This may represent an infection called meningitis or encephalitis. The foamy may be one sign of a seizure.
Your physicians will assess whether a spinal tap can be performed and if he should have an imaging study. ...Read more

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Can a high fever trigger the onset of migraines? My son spiked 107 from flu a couple months ago and has since had many headaches and 3 migraines.

Can a high fever trigger the onset of migraines? My son spiked 107 from flu a couple months ago and has since had many headaches and 3 migraines.

Yesk: Illness can trigger a migraine headache. You did not indicate how old was your son, and how old either you or his father were when your first headache occurred. You should speak to your child's doctor about management. ...Read more

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I always ve fever and headache. I ve high bilirubin level after blood test but sgpt level is normal. Is the fever caused by the high bilirubin level?

I always ve fever and headache. I ve high bilirubin level after blood test but sgpt level is normal. Is the fever caused by the high bilirubin level?

Bilirubin: No, hyperbilirubinemia does not, in and by itself, cause fever. Hepatitis may cause fever, or any other inflammatory process. ...Read more

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Light headed high fever headaches and body aches. Fever is 103 what could this be and what should he take?

Light headed high fever headaches and body aches. Fever is 103 what could this be and what should he take?

See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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6 y/o with high fever comes down with pain relief. Headache, dizzy, lethargic. Heart is missing beats while he is sleeping. Should I worry?

6 y/o with high fever comes down with pain relief. Headache, dizzy, lethargic. Heart is missing beats while he is sleeping. Should I worry?

Have child seen PLZ: Please take your child in to be seen to the ER from the sound of things. I don't like that there is a HIGH fever, HEADACHES, dizziness, and lethargy as you describe. Missing beats certainly doesn't seem normal to my thinking as a big person neurologist but how in the world can this be something that's going to go away just be letting it ride. ...Read more

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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?

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


Dr. James Chapman
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High Fever (Definition)

High fever is a symptom in which a person's internal body temperature is quite high, usually above 102 degrees. Influenza (the flu), other infections, or serious inflammation are some conditions that ...Read more