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Sore throat, headache, fever and back ache ?

Sore throat, headache, fever and back ache ?

Poss. Strep throat: Strep throat can be diagnosed easily and treated with an antibiotic at your doctor's office or a nearby urgent care center. If the test is negative you probably have a virus like EBV, commonly known as Mono, fir which no specific treatment is required besides monitoring and symptomatic relief with ITC meds fir fever and pain. ...Read more

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Having head ache, throat pain, cold, caugh, body pain and tired.

Having head ache, throat pain, cold, caugh, body pain and tired.

Sounds viral.: Treat symptoms with over the counter meds, eat well, sleep well and you should be better in a week or so. ...Read more

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Headache, sore throat, itchy ears, muscle ache, fatigue, runny nose, loss of appetite, hot and cold, dizzy. Cold or flu?

Headache, sore throat, itchy ears, muscle ache, fatigue, runny nose, loss of appetite, hot and cold, dizzy. Cold or flu?

Cardinal signs of: Influenza are sudden onset of high fever( 101 or higher with hard chills/sweats),body/muscle pain,respiratory symptoms(cough,runny nose).Easy to test for rapidly.Important to diagnose and treat within 48 hours of onset of symptoms.Anti-viral flu medicine works best if started within this 48 hour window. ...Read more

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Headache, sore throat, runny/stuffed nose, deep chest cough, hot and cold. No fever. A cold or more?

Headache, sore throat, runny/stuffed nose, deep chest cough, hot and cold. No fever.  A cold or more?

Cold or more??: If it just a cold, usually there are evident signs of respiratory distress. Those are rapid breathing (more than 24 x/min); nasal flaring;?; chest retractions; and use of the accessory muscles of respiration. If none of thes are present the cough is much more likely to originate at the pharyngeal level. An excellent med for type of cough is benzonatate. ...Read more

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Cold consistent throat ache and tooth pain related?

Tooth pain: They definitely could be-can you localize it to one tooth or to many teeth. Is the tooth on the upper or lower. If it is multiple teeth and it is on the top the sinus may be involved. If you can localize the tooth pain isee your dentist otherwise see your physician. ...Read more

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Face feels hot, cold chills, tight throat, fatigue, upset stomach, diarrhea, shoulder/neck aches, brain fog, congestion, but no fever?

Face feels hot, cold chills, tight throat, fatigue, upset stomach, diarrhea, shoulder/neck aches, brain fog, congestion, but no fever?

Rest.: Sounds like you have the flu. If it is viral, you may only have low grade fever or sometimes none at all. O to bed, take 650 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) every 4 hours for the aches and pains, gargle with warm salt water, drink lots of fluids, chicken broth and just rest. Hopefully, it is just the one day flu. ...Read more

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I have cold, running nose, sore throat, slight fever, severe body pain, tiredness, fatigue , head ache, sneezing and cough.

I have cold, running nose, sore throat, slight fever, severe body pain, tiredness, fatigue , head ache, sneezing and cough.

Flu?: It could be influenza, but could also be another viral or bacterial infection. If your symptoms are not improving, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Slightly sore throat, body achs, runny nose, ears hurt ...Flu or cold?

Slightly sore throat, body achs, runny nose, ears hurt ...Flu or cold?

Can't be sure. But: Achyiness is suggestive of flu. Flu symptoms may include: muscle aches ; pains, a fever above 100 degrees, headache, congestion, weakness, chills, increased sweating and coughing. Common cold tends to have milder symptoms. ...Read more

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Flu or cold? Symptoms were: Sudden chills, very slight temp, body aches, congested nose, headache, exhaustion, diarrea, stomach ache. And what to do?

Flu or cold? Symptoms were: Sudden chills, very slight temp, body aches, congested nose, headache, exhaustion, diarrea, stomach ache. And what to do?

Systemic viral: Your symptoms have the features of a systemic viral illness. We tend to call this "the flu" though it may well be caused by another virus besides the influenza virus. So isolate yourself, wash your hands frequently, take plenty fluids while eating well, and get plenty rest. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Cough sore throat fever bodyache cold?

Cough sore throat fever bodyache cold?

Virus: Sounds like a viral upper respiratory infection. Symptoms may last 5-10 days depending on too many factors and too small of a space for this answer. Persistent temperatures, lack of improvemt in symptoms should prompt you to see a doctor please. ...Read more

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Is a cold or flu?Aches, headaches, fatigue, very bad sore throat, congestion and cough, fever

Is a cold or flu?Aches, headaches, fatigue, very bad sore throat, congestion and cough, fever

Upper rep.infection: You probabely have a viral upper respiratory infection, which may be flu. You need to check with your doctor if you need any meds etc. ...Read more

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Fever, chills, headache, sore throat, body aches, fatigue? diagnosis?

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Fever,  chills,  headache,  sore throat,  body aches,  fatigue? diagnosis?

May be influenza: Although not the season for the flu, the description of the symptoms are fairly typical for viral infection. Assuming that you are otherwise healthy and not exposed to other infectious agents or traveled outside of the US recently, these symptoms usually will pass in a week. Meanwhile, drink plenty of fluids, take tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever and aches and stay in bed. If anything gets worse, see your MD ...Read more

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Sore throat, head ache, nausea, and extreme fatigue.

Sore throat, head ache, nausea, and extreme fatigue.

Sounds like you have: The flu. Rest, hydrate and call your doctor if it doesn't get better in a day or two, or gets significantly worse. ...Read more

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Headache, earache, body ache, sharp chest pain and itchy throat?

Headache, earache, body ache, sharp chest pain and itchy throat?

Pains: Not enough information without seeing you. Go see your doctor. I'm sure they can help. ...Read more

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Sore throat congestion chills body ache?

Sore throat congestion chills body ache?

Cold: Hi, it seems you have a cold, rest, drink plenty of fluid, hot tea and soup, also you can take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin. if you develop high fever and don't get better in a day and 2 please see a provider. ...Read more

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Toothache, ear ache, sensitive scalp, sore throat, throat feels cold when breathing. What could cause this?

Toothache, ear ache, sensitive scalp, sore throat, throat feels cold when breathing. What could cause this?

Flu, TMJ, cavity: Could be a number of problems. See your MD to rule out problem with ear and confirm flu. If dental problems persist, see DDS. ...Read more