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Fever and pounding headache but no other symptoms, what is wrong?

Fever and pounding headache but no other symptoms, what is wrong?

Hard to tell: Without an examination and full and detailed history it is impossible to diagnose you. If this persists past several days or new symptoms develop you should definitely see your doctor. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

Fever And Headache (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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My daughter (9 yrs old) has had nausea for the past 7 days or so. She has no fever, no headaches, flu symptoms or any other symptoms. What could it be?

My daughter (9 yrs old) has had nausea for the past 7 days or so. She has no fever, no headaches, flu symptoms or any other symptoms. What could it be?

Many things: Anytime a child has symptoms for that long, I think getting a good history and exam is important. Not having other symptoms is good, but nausea can have many causes. It can be from infection, medication, allergy, anxiety, reflux disease, gluten/lactose issues and so on. Best to sit down and explore thoroughly with a provider you trust. ...Read more

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Periodic fever and headache only at nights are symptoms of what?

Multiple possibiliti: These symptoms frequently are signs of chronic infection, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Periodic fever and headache only at nights are symptoms of what?

Headaches: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, teeth grinding, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems among other things. See a doctor to get checked out so you can get some help for your headaches. ...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 year old with high fever (102.7) and severe headache - no other symptoms. What could be cause? ER or wait 5 hours for Dr.?

6 year old with high fever (102.7) and severe headache - no other symptoms. What could be cause? ER or wait 5 hours for Dr.?

Fever/headache: This could mean many possible causes. It may be a virus or a more serious illness. Treat his fever and have him assessed in the ER. If they feel he is sick, he will be seen immediately. All the best. ...Read more

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Our 5 year old has a fever and headache and body aches. Can this be flu or do all flus include cold symptoms?

Our 5 year old has a fever and headache and body aches. Can this be flu or do all flus include cold symptoms?

Too early for flu: If this is been going on for more than 24 hours and he is not taking good fluids, he should be seen right away. How bad is his headache? If he is vomiting because of a headache or has any problems with his vision or a rash or if he's not making sense, please take them to the emergency room right away ...Read more

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I came down with a fever and headache about 1 week after kissing someone who has mono. I have been experiencing symptoms for 3 days now. Is that me contractimg mono or something else? I know the incubation period is longer, but is it possible for me to ha

I came down with a fever and headache about 1 week after kissing someone who has mono. I have been experiencing symptoms for 3 days now. Is that me contractimg mono or something else? I know the incubation period is longer, but is it possible for me to ha

Probably not mono: You are correct and the incubation period for mono is 4-6 weeks so what you are experiencing is probably just a cold or other viral syndrome. I would definitely advise against kissing someone with known mono however. ...Read more

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6 year old with persistent fever, headaches, exhaustion but no other cold/flu symptoms. Has normocytic anemia and hemoglobin of 106. What's the cause?

6 year old with persistent fever, headaches, exhaustion but no other cold/flu symptoms. Has normocytic anemia and hemoglobin of 106. What's the cause?

Worrysome: Persistent fever longer than 3 weeks is worrisome and requires a more vigorous search for the cause.
You should seek consultation with a Infectious Disease (ID) consultant who will check into causes of Fever:Infections like TB, Malaria, Cancer or other inflammatory conditions.
A spinal tap is indicated if the Headache is more than mild. The child should be in the hospital if the temp is >100 degree ...Read more

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I get fever and headache with sinus infection. Related?

Yes: It is quite common to have these symptoms with a sinus infection. A sinus headache can be as painful as a migraine or trigger a migraine. Seek medical treatment if you think you have a sinus infection. ...Read more

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Hi I had a bad fever and headache?

Viral meningitis: Not sure what you are asking, but one issue to consider with high fever and headache that readily recovers is viral meningitis. However, a high fever from any source can cause a bad headache. Hope you are back to good health. ...Read more

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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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What is the best way to reduce fever and headache without medication?

What is the best way to reduce fever and headache without medication?

Tepid bath: If you bathe in tepid water and briskly rub your skin all over with a rough washcloth this may help to reduce your fever, but unlikely to do much about your headache. Without your providing much more info it sounds as if you might benefit by being seen and examined by a doctor. ...Read more

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Why is it that I am getting a slight fever and headache the same time every year?

Why is it that I am getting a slight fever and headache the same time every year?

Allergy?: Or you may simply have been exposed to something at the same time each year as a random occurrence. There are illnesses which occur more often in certain seasons, but you do not indicate what time of year or where you are located or anything else about the illness. Need more info. ...Read more

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After spotting in 2days now I have fever and headache. What is this?

After spotting in 2days now I have fever and headache. What is this?

Coincident: I think that the two are not related since there are no causes for for fever. You may have sinus infection. It is best to see doctor for better eval. And treatment. ...Read more

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My 7 year old has had a fever and headache for 3 days now. Any suggestions?

7 yrs old fever/head: It depends on his age, how high is the temp, how severe is the headache.Are there any other symptoms, is he able to bend his neck all the way down, does he act and look sick. If in doubt have him get checked by his doctor. It may be a viral infection or something more serious. ...Read more

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Heat beating fast this morning. Some fever and headache too. I was fine yesterday?

Heat beating fast this morning. Some fever and headache too. I was fine yesterday?

Infection?: Sounds as if you may be developing a viral illness, but without more information, hard to tell. Drink plenty of clear liquids, rest, take Aspirin or acetaminophen, and if you get much worse see your family doctor. ...Read more

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I had a fever and headache for 2 days. Now my fever was gone but im still having headaches especially after getting up from bed. What should I do? Tha

I had a fever and headache for 2 days. Now my fever was gone but im still having headaches especially after getting up from bed. What should I do? Tha

Need more info but: Not knowing anything else except that you're suffering from headaches & fever makes me potentially concerned for meningitis. I recommend an examination in order to look at that as a possibility with some blood work. If the workup turns comes up negative then, treating the headache without other significant concerns is reasonable. Write me at: www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Saghafi with more questions. ...Read more

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I have had a fever and headache for 3 days. 1 week ago I came in intimate contact with someone who now has mono. Can I contract mono that fast?

I have had a fever and headache for 3 days. 1 week ago I came in intimate contact with someone who now has mono. Can I contract mono that fast?

Too soon for mono: Much too soon; the incubation period for mono is typically 4-6 weeks. But if you have had other intimate exposures in past 1-2 mo. With the person with mono (sex, kissing), you might have caught it from from him or her a few weeks ago. You could even be the source of that person's infection. See a doctor if your symptoms don't clear in 2-3 days or if other symptoms (sore throat, swollen glands). ...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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I have a fever and headache right now. Can I take antipyretics while taking psyllium husks. I've been taking psylliums husks everyday for 2 months now?

Fighting a fever: Fever is part of the body's response to an infection or other "insult". Actually the body fights better when you have a fever although most doctors and nurses (especially) don't know that so they recommend paracetamol or other antipyretic. If you can "tough it out" it's better to have the fever- u will recover faster, but if uncomfortable u can take the medication to reduce fever. OK with psyllium ...Read more

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33 wks pregnant fever and headache don't know why?

Go to Ob...: At 33 weeks with fever and a headache, you need to be seen in Ob Triage at your hospital. They will make sure you don't have the flu or a uterine infection and other possible things. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Cough, flu, fever and headache in 32weeks pregnancy?

Cough, flu, fever and headache in 32weeks pregnancy?

Influenza: If you have flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol (acetaminophen). Rest a lot! Advise your obstetrician. ...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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My 5 year old son has a fever and headache. When he drinks water, he says it makes his head hurt worse. Is this a sign he is dehydrated?

My 5 year old son has a fever and headache. When he drinks water, he says it makes his head hurt worse. Is this a sign he is dehydrated?

Dehydration: If he doesn't have diarrhea or/and vomiting, he would not be very dehydrated provided his fever is not very high. The signs of dehydration would be dry skin, sunken eyes, decrease in tear and saliva production, decrease in urine production. Mild dehydration would manifest in concentrated urine (dark brown color), thirst, etc. None of the described symptoms by you sound like dehydration. ...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

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