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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


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After driving for 2 hours, mu husband suddenly got a bad headache. He then got chills, fever and dizziness. He is 60 years old and not on any meds.

After driving for 2 hours, mu husband suddenly got a bad headache. He then got chills, fever and dizziness. He is 60 years old and not on any meds.

See a doctor: It might be a simple flue like symptoms but if chills persiste he needs to see a doctor for possible evaluations and treatment start by treating the symptoms with OTC medication for chills and headache like Tylenol (acetaminophen) make sure he is well hydrated ...Read more

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There was a recall on chips I ate that contaminate salmonella about a week ago and sense then I have felt horibul. Headache chills fever dizziness?

There was a recall on chips I ate that contaminate salmonella about a week ago and sense then I have felt horibul. Headache chills fever dizziness?

Needs to be checked: You ate contamionated chips and you say these were contaminated with salmonella. You needs to be checked asap to get examined and get cultures done and appropriate treatment asap. It may be salmonella Typhi which causes Typhoid Fever or a different salmonella infection ...Read more

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I feel nauseous, constipated & dizzy. I have headaches, chills but feel hot at times, no fever & loss of appetite. Not sure what's wrong. Please help?

I feel nauseous, constipated & dizzy. I have headaches, chills but feel hot at times, no fever & loss of appetite. Not sure what's wrong. Please help?

Nausea/dizzy/constip: Would consider checking thyroid, drink 3 liters/day to avoid constipation and high fiber diet, brown rice, lentils, oats, kale, berries. Also consider evaluation for reflux, H pylori, possible mycoplasma or rarely lyme infection. F/u with doctor/urgent care ...Read more

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I got extremely fatigued a high fever with confusion, dizziness, aches, bad chills, headache, now moved into coughing up green mucus, is this pnemonia?

I got extremely fatigued a high fever with confusion, dizziness, aches, bad chills, headache, now moved into coughing up green mucus, is this pnemonia?

Severe infection: I agree that this is either severe bronchitis or bronchitis with pneumonia and in either case go directly to the ER or UC clinic. You will need a chest xray, blood tests and aggressive antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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Headache, coughing mucus, feel dizzy when I walk, I feel nauseous, chills and have a fever 103.4 I'm allergic to z pak (azithromycin).

Headache, coughing mucus, feel dizzy when I walk, I feel nauseous, chills and have a fever 103.4 I'm allergic to z pak (azithromycin).

Symptoms: So why aren't consulting physician? F needed write symptoms down as medical history with details very important in making diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a severe throat & ear ache, along with chills & a fever, also accompanied by a bad headache & dizziness...do you have any idea what it is??

I have a severe throat & ear ache, along with chills & a fever, also accompanied by a bad headache & dizziness...do you have any idea what it is??

See a doctor: The sore throat and ear ache are often due to upper respiratory tract infection and may be Strep or a virus. This should not be producing the severe headaches, although the dizziness may be labyrinthitis. The concern is that this may be central nervous system extension of the primary illness and this should be evaluated ASAP. Go to an ER if necessary, but get someone to look at you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Fever of 102.1, achy body, headache, stiff neck, stuffy nose, cold chills, dizzy w/moves, weakness, little burn w/urination, out of breath when moves. HELP??

Fever of 102.1, achy body, headache, stiff neck, stuffy nose, cold chills, dizzy w/moves, weakness, little burn w/urination, out of breath when moves. HELP??

Here are some. ..: Please have someone or call 911 to take you to nearby urgent care or ER right away; waste no time in online wandering about. Go now! Best wish. .. ...Read more

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Fever for 4 days, gone for 3 days & today its back. I woke sweating a lot with chills, have a headache and sore throat, dizzy, hot skin around neck

Fever for 4 days, gone for 3 days & today its back. I woke sweating a lot with chills, have a headache and sore throat, dizzy, hot skin around neck

Periodic fever: A thorough history and physical and labs are required to properly diagnose the cause of your symptoms. The differential diagnosis includes infectous diseases and rheumatologist or autoimmune conditions. ...Read more

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I've been having the chills body aches headaches and been feeling dizzy. Is this the flu?

I've been having the chills body aches headaches and been feeling dizzy. Is this the flu?

Malaise: Generalized malaise, chills, headache and body aches, and dizziness all may be signs of the flu. Rest, fluids, supportive care with tylenol, (acetaminophen) etc, may be all that is needed. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm feeling cold, dizzy/weak, I have a bad headache in the back of my eye, slight stomach ache and tired. Could it be a cold or the flu?

What to do if I'm feeling cold, dizzy/weak, I have a bad headache in the back of my eye, slight stomach ache and tired. Could it be a cold or the flu?

Flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for evaluation and treatment.
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What does fever headache vommiting dizziness mean?

What does fever headache vommiting dizziness mean?

A number of things: Sounds like you have an infection of some sort. Push fluids, take Acetaminophen for the fever and get rest. If the symptoms persist seek care for a definitive diagnosis. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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I have a mild fever, headache, I feel dizzy. What could it be?

I have a mild fever, headache, I feel dizzy. What could it be?

Several things: Not knowing your age or other medical problems it is hard to say. The most likely scenario is a viral syndrome. If you feel very unwell you should speak with your doctor or do a full consult. ...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 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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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more


Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

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