extreme fever

What is scarelet fever?

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Dr. Martin Raff
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Scarlet fever


A complication of Group A Streptococcus pyogenes throat infection with a strain of bacteria colonized by a virus which causes it to produce an erythrogenic toxin. Symptoms include sore throat, fever and a characteristic red rash. Go to www.cdc.gov › Home › Disease Listing for further information.
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What are the tests for hemorrhagic fevers?

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Dr. Kevin Considine
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Blood tests


Usually blood and sputum tests done at a very special lab like CDC in atlanta are the best way to diagnose these very dangerous ailments.
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Do hemorrhagic fevers make you bleed?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
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Yes...


...thus the name.
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Warning Signs that it is not simple sprain: fever, weakness, history of cancer, neurologic symptoms.

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What is the treatment for viral hemorrhagic fevers?

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Dr. Larry I. Lutwick
Infectious Disease
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VHF treatment


Most of the VHF infections are not specifically treatable although immune serum has been used especially in Argentine VHF. Ribavirin is useful especially in Lassa fever infection, an arenavirus and probably in other arenavirus VHFs.

Can viral hemorrhagic fevers be cured?

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Dr. John Leander Po
Infectious Disease
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In many cases, we don't have medication to kill the viruses that can cause hemorrhagic fevers. Anecdotally, people have used IV-IG, but in general, your immune system has to do the brunt of the work. As physicians, we can pretty much help with supportive management only.

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Fever over 100.5 is always concerning in a baby under 6 weeks old.

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Are the symptoms of viral hemorrhagic fevers bad?

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Dr. Michael R. DePietro
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Specific symptoms vary by the type of VHF, but symptoms often include fever, fatigue, muscle aches, and exhaustion. Patients with severe cases of VHF often show signs of bleeding under the skin, in internal organs, or from body orifices like the mouth, eyes, or ears. Severe cases also cause any organ to fail, with shock, coma, and death

Fever for no reason hospital said no infection. Now has a red blotch under knee and no fever. Has advanced liver dissease. Blotch does not hurtl/itch?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease
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Need exam


Could not possibly speculate what this is without seeing it and doing full history and physical and knowing what else is going on. See your doctor.
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What would cause a fever and an extreme headache?

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Infection


There are several types of infections that could cause a fever and severe headache. They would include influenza, strep throat and possible sinus infections. With those symptoms, it is best to check with your doctor.

my symptoms - low fever - headache - extreme tiredness -what is it?

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Dr. Leila Wing
Internal Medicine
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Infection?


Need more information, but infections, especially viral infections can lead to those three symptoms. Any symptoms like upper respiratory infection, cough, sputum, abdominal pain, sick contacts?

What kind of viral fever can lead to extreme pain in my legs?

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Dr. Val Koganski
Internal Medicine
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Any


Any fever can cause muscle pain. Some viruses like Parvovirus B19 can cause joints pain and swelling.
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