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Do You Always Have A Fever With Pneumonia
I have a bad cough and chest pain. I don't have a fever. Can you have pneumonia without a fever? Or do you always have a fever?
Breast Infection: No. Of course not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: First you need to be careful what you are calling the "flu". Many refer to stomach virus causing gastroenteritis as the flu and you may not run much fever with that but the true "flu" is really influenza which is a respiratory disease and almost always causes fever except in the extremely debilitated who may not be able mount much fever in response to a virus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually: Pneumonia is generally described as a febrile illness with a cough and a chest x-ray finding consistent with infection in one or more lobes of the lung. Immune compromised patients or very elderly patients may not have a fever.... But even they usually do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you have bronchitis but with no cough?Went to hospital and diagnosed with it but I hardly have a cough.Weird?
Possibly: If there is wheezing and a history consistent with bronchitis then you may have it. Probably if it is left untreated for another week or so you will develop the cough. I usually do not make the diagnosis without wheezing and cough but medicine is an "art" and we all have our own way of doing things! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Strep throat sxs: Sxs of strep throat can include: pain of throat; large, red tonsils with white exudates; small red dots on roof of the mouth; swollen lymph nodes on neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue or rash. If you just have a mild sore throat with none of the above - it is more likely that you have a viral infection & may not need a med eval. ...Read more
What can you do at home if you have flu thats some better but you have a gross smell when you blow nose now an the drainage had flu for a wk all1sided?
If you don't have a spleen due to trauma and you have a ear infection with fever, should you go to hospital?
Not particularly: Ear infections are localized issues and having a spleen or not has little if any significance. Be sure to bring up the general question of what times to be concerned when you visit with your doc. ...Read more
Pneumonia: The diagnosis of pneumonia is typically made on the basis of symptoms (cough with mucus, fever, chest discomfort, etc), lung examination such as auscultation with a stethoscope and at times confirmed with a chest x-ray. If these were not done, consider obtaining a second opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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