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Fever in child with no other symptoms?

Fever in child with no other symptoms?

Watchful waiting: Since you dont mention how high his temperature is, i assume it must be over 101 for the moment i would push fluids and use anti pyretics like tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Fever (Definition)

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


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Fever with no other systems in adult?

Fever with no other systems in adult?

Warrants an eval...: I would confer with a doctor. Before you go think about how long this has been going on, the pattern of the fevers, and have a detailed medical, family, social, travel, and work history available. There is a long list of things that can cause fever alone, including infectious, cancer, and rheumatic diseases. Since these are serious things, i would see someone asap. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause a mild fever in a toddler? There are no other symptoms besides constipation and fever at 101-99

Can constipation cause a mild fever in a toddler? There are no other symptoms besides constipation and fever at 101-99

Not from my experia: I think most of my patients go thru a constipation phaze at one time or another, or it just seems so, but they don't generally run temp with it. The exception are some chronic retainers who in mid to late childhood skip the function for a week or so and end up so full & stressed that serial enemas are needed to clear them. I did have a 14 yo with 103 that resolved with enemas. ...Read more

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No thermometer.What are the symptoms of a fever in children?

No thermometer.What are the symptoms of a fever in children?

Complex of symptoms: Flushed appear. , feeling hot to touch , dry skin&mouth , eyes sunken from dehydration , fast heartrate , excess sweating, coated tongue, irritability, listlessness( not very active, avoiding disturbance and tend to be calmer) than usual , fatigued easily, less appetite, retching, vomiting, c/o body pains /pain anywhere in the body like throat , ear based on location of infn/inflamm, delirious sometimes ...Read more

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Are there any other reasons for congestion in newborns besides reflux? Oh, in the absence of cold symptoms.

Are there any other reasons for congestion in newborns besides reflux? Oh, in the absence of cold symptoms.

Yes: Silent aspiration, where the baby, when nippling, has a poor or abnormal swallow and the formula or breastmilk goes down the trachea (windpipe). Also, if there is a heart problem, the first signs can be failure which can present as congestion. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have meningitis with 5 days of SEVERE headache and neck ache, but no other symptoms? No fever, nothing.

Not likely: Meningitis can be caused by variety of infectious organisms, especially viruses, but also, bacteria, and fungi. I have almost invariably seen fairly high fevers, significant malaise, nausea, vomiting, confusion, other than immunologically suppressed patients, who early on, seem rather mild. In your case, I seriously doubt you had meningitis, and wonder wonder about migraine. ...Read more

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Signs and symptoms of typhoid in children?

Signs and symptoms of typhoid in children?

Numerous: Week one, constipation, step-wise increasing fever to constant level, headache, lethargy, malaise, muscle and abdominal pains. In 2nd wk rose spotted rash, diarrhea, slow pulse, stupor replaces headache. 3rd and 4th weeks can produce GI hemorrhage, perforation of bowel, heart muscle dysfunction, septic shock and death. Bad disease to have. ...Read more

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And difference in signs and symptoms of ear infection in adults?

And difference in signs and symptoms of ear infection in adults?

Discomfort, drainage: Ear infections can be outer ear infections (in the ear canal) or middle ear (behind the ear drum). Outer ear infections present with ear pain (inner/outer), discharge, fullness. Middle ear infections present w/deeper ear discomfort, decreased hearing and possible drainage (if ear drum ruptured). Seeing a specialist is important to treat and make sure nothing more going on nearby that is concerning. ...Read more

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What can cause a fever in a child with no other obvious symptoms?

What can cause a fever in a child with no other obvious symptoms?

Many possibilities: Fever @ a 100.1 level is common in infants & children with a wide variety of minor and some significant illnesses.If kid is playing some & taking fluids well enough to pee every 6hrs, u may be able to ride this out at home. If excesively quiet, taking fluids poorly etc. Call in & or see the dr. ...Read more

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1 year old daughter with diarrhea and occasional vomiting with no fever and other symptoms except no urine output for 10hours now. Any suggestions?

1 year old daughter with diarrhea and occasional vomiting with no fever and other symptoms except no urine output  for 10hours now. Any suggestions?

Dehydration: Sometimes it is difficult to keep up with hydration in the face of vomiting and diarrhea. If you have provided her with increased fluids ; there is still no urine, would contact her doctor. He or she can provide parameters regarding need for intravenous fluids. ...Read more

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Any signs and symptoms of an ear infection in adults?

Any signs and symptoms of an ear infection in adults?

Ear infection: Depends on what part of the ear is infected. Usually fullness and pressure type pain. At times pulsating. The tympanic membrane is dull or irritated and may be bulging. Hearing is reduced and there may be dizzyness. May or may not be fever. ...Read more

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Can a viral illness only cause joint paint and muscle fatigue with no other symptoms?

Can a viral illness only cause joint paint and muscle fatigue with no other symptoms?

It's possible : There may be a temperature elevation imperceptible to u. Remember, there are many other causes, besides a virus, that causes these symptoms. ...Read more

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Would meningitis present with SEVERE headache and neck ache worsening for 6 days, no other symptoms though?

Would meningitis present with SEVERE headache and neck ache worsening for 6 days, no other symptoms though?

Possible, not likely: These symptoms would be more typical for meningitis if a fever was also present. Meningitis is not so likely without a fever, especially in a younger person. For someone with immune system suppression, a fever may not occur. ...Read more

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Cause of elevated WBC in blood in diabetic? Protein in urine, no fever and no other symptoms.

Cause of elevated WBC in blood in diabetic? Protein in urine, no fever and no other symptoms.

Many possibilities: An elevated WBC is typically seen when you have an infection. It is not directly related to having diabetes, but diabetics are more prone to getting infections, such as urinary infections. High protein in the urine can be from a urine infection, but can also be a sign of diabetes affecting the kidneys and causing leakage of protein. This would need treatment. You should see your doctor about. ...Read more

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What is the differential diagnosis for low grade fever in children since one month (99.3-99.8) with no other symptoms?

What is the differential diagnosis for low grade fever in children since one month (99.3-99.8) with no other symptoms?

Normal child: A temperature below 100.5 is not considered a fever. Any differential diagnosis would be more related to other symptoms than the temperature of 99.8 degrees. Infants can get a temperature that high from over wrapping. ...Read more

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What can cause frequent chills and widespread aches with no signs of infection? Happens daily for few hours. Recent blood work normal. No fevers.

What can cause frequent chills and widespread aches with no signs of infection? Happens daily for few hours. Recent blood work normal. No fevers.

Possible viral: infection. Get tested for both influenza A and B-many other viral infections can do this.You must seek medical attention and further testing. ...Read more