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Fever And Headache With No Other Symptoms
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 (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
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
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?
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.?
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
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
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?
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
I have a low grade fever and headache that starts in the afternoon daily for about 3 weeks. I had sinus symptoms at first& dr gave me zpack. I got better for about 4 days then fever & headache back. No sinus symptoms now. My CBC & bmp lab work normal?
See you doctor: Your symptoms are too complex for this forum to help you. See your doctor. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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?
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
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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