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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
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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 theres not diagnosis when you don't find anything. ...Read more

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Fever And Headache (Definition)

Fever and headache is also known as Headache and fever. 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


Dr. Sewa Legha
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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 and avod drugs like loracet, Motrin and ibuprophen, tylenol can be taken every 6 hourly as needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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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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Dr. Charles Rocamboli
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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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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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Dr. William Singer
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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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Dr. Oscar Novick
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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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Dr. Martin Raff
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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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Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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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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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more


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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


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