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Fever And Headache (Overview)

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 the head and neck.


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Does gout cause a fever or headaches?

Does gout cause a fever or headaches?

Possibly: While not all cases of gout cause fever and headaches, it is seen in some patients. This is especially important to note as the "gout" attack may not be gout at all and possibly a infected arthritis or septic (infected) joint. These require medical attention. A headache with gout is generally not associated unless fever is involved. ...Read more

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Fever And Headache (Overview)

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 the head and neck.


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What can make a fever and headache go away?

What can make a fever and headache go away?

Motrin/aleve/tylenol: These otc meds have both antipyretic and analegic properties and so should help both problems. Fever maybe from viral illnesses, but if persistent or headache is more severe or associated with light sensitivity/neck stiffness, consult doc asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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How should be viral meningitis treated? ( got headache, fever, neck pain, vomiting, but nothing else)

How should be viral meningitis treated? ( got headache, fever, neck pain, vomiting, but nothing else)

Go to hospital now: Viral meningitis can't be diagnosed online so you need to get evaluated immediately to be sure it's nothing worse. Don't wait until your family finds you unconscious. Have them drive you there. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a fever, mild headache, and sore throat?

How to get rid of a fever, mild headache, and sore throat?

Treat symptoms: Sounds as if you have a mild viral infection, and bed rest, fluids, Aspirin or Acetaminophen (tylenol, etc.) may help. If things get worse see your doctor because a more serious problem may be developing. Have you been around others with similar symptoms? Do you have children, are they in day care? Hope you get better and feel well soon. ...Read more

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My dad 54 old had fever and headache, now he is sleepless, talks non stop, acts weird, gets angry on people at home, sometimes cries. What's could be ?

My dad 54 old had fever and headache, now he is sleepless, talks non stop, acts weird, gets angry on people at home, sometimes cries. What's could be ?

Possible delirium: Dear karthika, because your father's current symptoms are preceded by the fever and headache, he could have a medical condition changing his behavior. Sudden and acute onset, alteration in attention, and fluctuating course are the central features of delirium, which can be caused by a wide variety of things including meningitis and drug intoxications. He needs emergency evaluation. ...Read more

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Sometimes i get fever and headache around 5 pm and the fever fluctuates till 9 pm or so. I have a polyp in my sinus. Could this be due to the polyp?

Sometimes i get fever and headache around 5 pm and the fever fluctuates till 9 pm or so. I have a polyp in my sinus. Could this be due to the polyp?

Polyps do not cause : Nasal polyps by itself do not cause headaches and fever.But it may be associated with sinus infections which can cause fever and headache so have it checked and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Hi I have fever, pain headache. Please help?

Hi I have fever, pain headache. Please help?

Go see your doctor: Go to a hospital er if you have to get seen but you need to get seen in order to determine cause of fever & headache. Perhaps it's a benign sinus infection. But it could also be a deadly bacterial meningitis. I can't tell you, much less treat you online. That's why you need to get evaluated in person. ...Read more

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Can you have fever with headaches because my sister does and it make her sick?

Can you have fever with headaches because my sister does and it make her sick?

Fever and Headache: Fever with headache is a medical emergency. One should not just observe this symptom but seek urgent medical care. ...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


Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more