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What does fever headache vommiting dizziness mean?

What does fever headache vommiting dizziness mean?

A number of things: Sounds like you have an infection of some sort. Push fluids, take Acetaminophen for the fever and get rest. If the symptoms persist seek care for a definitive diagnosis. Hope you feel better soon. ...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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I have a mild fever, headache, I feel dizzy. What could it be?

I have a mild fever, headache, I feel dizzy. What could it be?

Several things: Not knowing your age or other medical problems it is hard to say. The most likely scenario is a viral syndrome. If you feel very unwell you should speak with your doctor or do a full consult. ...Read more

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There was a recall on chips I ate that contaminate salmonella about a week ago and sense then I have felt horibul. Headache chills fever dizziness?

There was a recall on chips I ate that contaminate salmonella about a week ago and sense then I have felt horibul. Headache chills fever dizziness?

Needs to be checked: You ate contamionated chips and you say these were contaminated with salmonella. You needs to be checked asap to get examined and get cultures done and appropriate treatment asap. It may be salmonella Typhi which causes Typhoid Fever or a different salmonella infection ...Read more

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Are dizziness, fever and headaches normal after immunizations?

Are dizziness, fever and headaches normal after immunizations?

Mild & just 2-3 days: Babies & toddlers may have mild fever and maybe feel achy or uncomfortable for 2-3 days after a non-live vaccine. Children & adults can have the same effects, but less often. Teens & adults sometimes get dizziness or fainting after shots or blood draws. If a live vaccine is taken, there can be more symptoms like aches, mild fever, cold symptoms, stool changes or rashes, depending on which vaccine. ...Read more

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Dizziness, headache, nausea and fever - am I sick or is this allergy?

Dizziness, headache, nausea and fever - am I sick or is this allergy?

Fever: If you have a fever, likely your body is reacting to something, usually virus or bacteria, so please get evaluation if symptoms not resolved. There are many possible explanations but allergies are not usually associated with fever. ...Read more

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It's been 3 days now since I have a fever, I'm having headaches and every time I stand or sit from lying down I feel dizzy and pains my head, why? What should I do?

It's been 3 days now since I have a fever, I'm having headaches and every time I stand or sit from lying down I feel dizzy and pains my head, why? What should I do?

Illness: If you are getting dizzy every time you it or stand from lying down that is likely orthostatic hypotension. Please insure that you hydrate more with liquids (especially water). Avoid coffee, tea, sodas or alcohol. You may be dehydrated. If you have a high fever or the worst headache of your life - then please seek urgent care. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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What does it mean to be dizzy, have a headache, throw up, and have a fever?

What does it mean to be dizzy, have a headache, throw up, and have a fever?

Likely infection: You may have viral gastroenteritis. Make sure you drink enough water, juice or what ever fluid you can tolerate. If the symptoms do not subside in a day or so, please see a doctor. You may take acetaminophen/Tylenol for headache. ...Read more

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Fever, nausea, headache, dizziness, vomiting, constipation. Cause?

Fever, nausea, headache, dizziness, vomiting, constipation. Cause?

Infectious: It is hard to know the exact cause but with these symptoms an infectious cause should be considered and ruled out as you may need treatment. Please seek evaluation by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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My son had fever and headache for 2 days now. He also feels dizzy?

My son had fever and headache for 2 days now. He also feels dizzy?

Assessed: Headache and fever in a 2 year old can have such broad diagnoses. Dizziness is an unusual complaint for a 2 year old. It may be a virus but have him examined to exclude other causes. All the best. ...Read more

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After driving for 2 hours, mu husband suddenly got a bad headache. He then got chills, fever and dizziness. He is 60 years old and not on any meds.

After driving for 2 hours, mu husband suddenly got a bad headache. He then got chills, fever and dizziness. He is 60 years old and not on any meds.

See a doctor: It might be a simple flue like symptoms but if chills persiste he needs to see a doctor for possible evaluations and treatment start by treating the symptoms with OTC medication for chills and headache like Tylenol (acetaminophen) make sure he is well hydrated ...Read more

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My son is 9yrs old. He came home from school yesterday w/ bad headache. Got up this morning w/ headache fever and dizzy. No other symptoms. Any help?

My son is 9yrs old. He came home from school yesterday w/ bad headache. Got up this morning w/ headache fever and dizzy. No other symptoms. Any help?

Viral, sinuses: He may have a viral infection or a sinus infection. Give him ibuprofen, push fluids, give him a decongestant. Make sure he is well hydrated. If it continues take him to the dr ...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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My 8 yr old son has been sick with a fever, headache, dizzy and lightheaded for a week. Now he is getting nosebleeds after dizzy spells. Could this be something serious, or just really bad sinus?

My 8 yr old son has been sick with a fever, headache, dizzy and lightheaded for a week. Now he is getting nosebleeds after dizzy spells. Could this be something serious, or just really bad sinus?

See an ENT: Hard to tell what is causing this without more information - is your son athletic? Is there a family history if this? Also, he needs an ENT to scope his upper nasal passage and airways to find an etiology to the nosebleeds. The ENT may want some imaging of the sinuses prior to endoscopy to see the anatomy... ...Read more

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6 yr old 2nd day of fever 99-103.3 with headache and dizziness. Call dr or wait?

6 yr old 2nd day of fever 99-103.3 with headache and dizziness. Call dr or wait?

Depends: Headache and fever can be related to diseases as serious as meningitis or encephalitis. So if your child looks particularly ill or worsens quickly taken him immediately to see MD. If the choice is a phone call to a doctor who knows your child - definitely call... why not? If your child looks great a trial of tylenol (acetaminophen) is in order. ...Read more

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My daughter has been feeling sick with a headache and dizzy for 3 days with a fever?

My daughter has been feeling sick with a headache and dizzy for 3 days with a fever?

See Health provider: Viral infections as well as bacterial may cause issues as you describe. Viral infections are usually self limiting and get better with supportive care and time. Since 3 days has elapsed, your daughter is still feverish, and dizzy with a headache, she needs to be evaluated and determine what is causing her symptoms, so she can get the best treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a headache, along with fever like symptoms, no mucus, my body aches, dizziness, no appetite, what's wrong with me?

I have a headache, along with fever like symptoms, no mucus, my body aches, dizziness, no appetite, what's wrong with me?

Likely viral illness: Most frequent infections encounter by human are viral and very few have specific treatments--herpes, hiv, hepatitis b/c, and maybe cytomegalovirus--the vast majority/remainder of illnesses cannot be treated, just treating the symptoms. Fever/body aches are often relieved by motrin/tylenol etc...
If headaches/sensitivity to light, nausea/vomitting occur, should get treatment. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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After small car accident I didn't got hurt I started to feel anxious, dizzy and headaches and sometime I panic now I have a fever why? Only 2 days after

After small car accident I didn't got hurt I started to feel anxious, dizzy and headaches and sometime I panic now I have a fever why? Only 2 days after

Posttraumatic inflammatory response: You should describe better the motor vehicle accident. If this was a frontal impact, is quite possible you the whiplash injury. Initially there is no inflammatory cytokines, and there is no pain, however as time elapses, cytokines such as TNF, IL1, IL2, IL6, S are produced and released into the circulation. At local level generate trigger points, such as the occipital, inducing headaches and general malaise ...Read more

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I been having akot of headaches with dizziness and weakness. And it feel like I havei fever. And it happend all day and every day. And my arm feelsnum?

I been having akot of headaches with dizziness and weakness. And it feel like I havei fever. And it happend all day and every day. And my arm feelsnum?

Headaches: There are many causes fro headaches such as migraines and neck issues. You should see a neurologist especially in view of the arm numbness. Is the numbness just started today, best to go to the ER ...Read more

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Feeling dizzy when I move my neck. No headache or pressure, no fever. What could it be?

Feeling dizzy when I move my neck. No headache or pressure, no fever. What could it be?

Positional Vertigo: Could be positional vertigo where there are stones in the inner ear. Otherwise it would be more appropriate to address dizziness in person. A complete history and physical by your doctor would be recommended. Please see them as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Slight fever, puking, dizziness, headache, . what can it be and do I need to see a doctor?

Slight fever, puking, dizziness, headache, . what can it be and do I need to see a doctor?

Most likely viral: How long has this ongoing. If these have been ongoing for more than 3 days, consider seeing your doctor. Your symptoms may reflect a viral infection. If you have constant fevers for more than 3 days, with headache and dizziness, consult with your doctor. If it gets better with Tylenol (acetaminophen) and rest, also reassure that this may be a viral syndrome ...Read more

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Feel like I have a fever -- weak, chilled, dizzy, headache, dazed -- but there is no fever actually present, my temperature is normal (for me.) ideas?

Feel like I have a fever -- weak, chilled, dizzy, headache, dazed -- but there is no fever actually present, my temperature is normal (for me.) ideas?

Viral: You are likely going through a viral illness and should recover soon. Get adequate sleep, drink enough fluids and take Acetaminophen for aches or headache. ...Read more

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I have some symptoms of the flu, but not all. Symptoms started when I moved residences? I'm concerned that it may be a reaction? I moved into a new house three days ago. Ever since, I've had body aches, headaches, and dizziness. I also had a mild fever th

I have some symptoms of the flu, but not all. Symptoms started when I moved residences? I'm concerned that it may be a reaction? I moved into a new house three days ago. Ever since, I've had body aches, headaches, and dizziness. I also had a mild fever th

Any gas appliances?: It could be the flu or many other kinds of infection however since the symptoms began right after moving to a new house the possiblity of carbon monoxide poisoning should be considered.
Do you get better when you leave the house? Does anyone else in the house feels sick also? Does the house have gas heat or other appliances?
If this is possible you should leave and get checked right away. ...Read more

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I am suffering from common cold and feeling headache, dizzy, and sleepy. Well of mild fever. What should I do?

I am suffering from common cold and feeling headache, dizzy, and sleepy. Well of mild fever. What should I do?

Complete bed rest: Hydrate and eat healthy. Take some Acetaminophen for headache and fever. Supportive treatments. Need someone to help you and look out for you first two days. ...Read more

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Have virus, fever headache, dizziness, pressure elevated, coughing. How long before it passes? Taking cough med with codine.

Have virus, fever headache, dizziness, pressure elevated, coughing. How long before it passes? Taking cough med with codine.

Runs its course: Viral infections typically run their courses in 10-14 days, 7-10 if you're lucky.....I'm never lucky I guess! Lol....Anyways, be aware that cough suppressant are poorly effective and using too much of them (especially over the counter types) can cause more coughing than curing it. I always recommend humidification to patients with coughs associated with viral respiratory infections. Seem to work. ...Read more

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53 y/o. Fever, headache, dizzy, light-headed. Symptoms randomly appeared. Doctors ran tests, no results yet. What could these symptoms mean?

Cannot diagnose: Obviously if the doctor examining you does not know then it would be virtually impossible to second guess them without a full history, exam and labs and imaging studies. Talk to your doctor. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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Approaching my 4th month with mono and feeling dizzy and extremely weak with a severe headache and fever that's comes and goes, when will I feel ok?

Approaching my 4th month with mono and feeling dizzy and extremely weak with a severe headache and fever that's comes and goes, when will I feel ok?

Mono: You need to see your doc- mono should not still be causing these sum[toms. Usually with rest and hydration you should be better. Please see your doc for recheck ...Read more

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Same symptoms for a week now. Nauseous dizzy lethargic no appetite and headaches. No fever. No medical coverage til March 1. Can this wait should I worry?

Same symptoms for a week now. Nauseous dizzy lethargic no appetite and headaches. No fever. No medical coverage til March 1. Can this wait should I worry?

Pregnant?: These symptoms are commonly associated with early pregnancy. If that's a possibility, check a home pregnancy test. Otherwise, these are not alarming symptoms per se, unless you aren't pregnant and they continue. In that event you should make certain to see a doctor. As the time to get in to see a doc can be some time for new patients, call and schedule your visit right away. Feel better soon! ...Read more

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It started with a headache the next day came dizziness when I move my eyes, soreness behind my eyes, 102 fever, slight cough. Help!

It started with a headache the next day came dizziness when I move my eyes, soreness behind my eyes, 102 fever, slight cough. Help!

See a doctor: Hi ElizabethA,
I wish I could give you better news, but if you are having a fever with dizziness and headache you should see a doctor. While it's very possible your symptoms are due to a virus, which will likely go away on its own, you could have something more severe, including meningitis. ...Read more

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Back pain, shivers, vomiting, headache, fever, dizziness, and overall pain. What should I do?

Back pain, shivers, vomiting, headache, fever, dizziness, and overall pain. What should I do?

Seek med advice: I understand you have just returned from the caribbeans, so having the above symptoms may potentially be related to an infection you acquired on the trip. If your condition is getting worse and is not responsive to simple supportive care - tylenol/ibuprofen and oral hydration, you want to seek immediate er care. ...Read more

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Dry cough, dizzy, weak, sensitive to noise and light, no headache, body feels warm but no fever?

Dry cough, dizzy, weak, sensitive to noise and light, no headache, body feels warm but no fever?

Exam: You must be examined to determine the cause of of your symptoms. This may be a viral or the the begining of a bacterial infection. ...Read more

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I have on and off fever for 2 days, body pain, difficulty swallowing, headache and dizziness. What antibiotic can I take?

I have on and off fever for 2 days, body pain, difficulty swallowing, headache and dizziness. What antibiotic can I take?

No antibiotics yet: Sounds like a viral syndrome with muscle aches, pains, headaches, lightheadedness, and difficulty swallowing. Fever is common with many viruses. Give the symptoms time to improve. Take acetaminophen or ibuprofen for fever and aches. Drink plenty of fluids and get your rest. If it gets worse after about 7-10 days, may need to see your doctor. At that paint antibiotics may be needed. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more


Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

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