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Fever Due Symptom
Fever: This would be rather unusual, but not impossible, although I am not at all sure what you mean by "emotional shock". Generally psychiatric conditions in which fever occurs may have underlying organic illnesses as their cause. My advice would be to see an infectious diseases expert if the fever persists. ...Read more
Fever: Inherited reaction to things that make us sick and may help kill the bad bugs. Great discussion at wikipedia. Give it a try before coming here. ...Read more
I get feverish every time I return from a long bus or train journey and the fever usually lasts for a day or two. What does this symptom suggest?
Inflammation: Feeling feverish after a long trip does not necessarily indicate an infection but most likely an inflammatory condition or possibly an allergic condition and so I would verify your temperature with a thermometer and look for any other signs of respiratory problems such as cough source of breath wheezing ...Read more
See doctor: That is concerning. You should see the doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Common.: A low grade temperature (high 99s to 100s) is common with diverticulitis. Usually people have left lower abdominal pain (70% of people). It is sometimes accompanied by nausea and vomiting (20-60%), constipation (50%), or diarrhea (25-35%). However, if you have no fever, but have all the other symptoms, see your doctor, because you can still have diverticulitis without a temperature! Cheers! ...Read more
No relation: Cystitis is an inflamed bladder due to infection that can be painful and it can become a serious health problem if the infection spreads to your kidneys. It may also occur as a reaction to certain drugs, radiation therapy or potential irritants, such as feminine hygiene spray, spermicidal jellies or long-term use of a catheter. Cystitis may also occur as a complication of another illness. ...Read more
Symptoms and signs:
A symptom is experienced by the patient. This could include joint pain, or the symptoms of fever, such as having chills, sweats, or simply feeling feverish.
A sign is an objective finding detectable by examining the patient. This could include inflammation of a joint, or an elevated temperature measured by a thermometer.
Thus fever is both a symptom and a sign. ...Read more
What could be the reasons why you can have flu without fever? Is it a symptom of having a problem with the immune system?
Everyone is differen: Viral infection affects people in different ways. Some people may not even have symptoms, others become very ill. The fever is the result of the body mounting an immune response to the viral invasion and may possibly be related to how much is viral load is as well as how the body handles the invasion. ...Read more
Can you have meningitis with only a mild to moderate fever? I have every other classic symptom and there's a wnv epidemic in my town.
Definitely!: Meningitis can be caused by bacteria, viruses or other agents that can cause inflammation of the layer surrounding your central nervous system called the meninges. Bacterial meningitis is what we typically think of when one experiences a high fever. Other causes such as some viruses, can result in low grade fevers. ...Read more
4 y-old gets a fever after swimming in our community pool. Only her. She gets it the same night and lasts a few days. No other symptom? 4th time now.
Fever: Something is wrong, please take your daughter to your pediatrician to make sure she ok, speak with the pool manager about the safety of the pool water & if they are checking the water regularly for PH & for bacterial contamination. I would take a sample of that water to the pediatrician to see if it can be checked for bacteria. Please don't let your 4 yr old go in that pool until checked ...Read more
Fever: At the time of initial Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 infection a person may have fever, weakness, sore throat, painful lesions (most often on lips, around mouth, gums, tongue, cheeks), swollen & /or painful lymph nodes in neck. There may be a gray coating on the tongue. A first exposure to herpes simplex II virus can cause fever, chills, headache, feeling generally ill and weakness of muscles. ...Read more
No fever or any other symptom. Pain is also vanishing, only cough is there. And I am also getting into depression due to my illness. Please help me?
Can a low grade fever of 99-99.8 for a week be a symptom of early pregnancy? My period isn't due for a few days & OTC pregnancy tests are negative?
Mild gastroenteritis: Can occur. One option: start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy ; high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more
Infection from dermabond wound. They have to have more than one symptom? My son has a fever. He's also teething 19 months old
Take him to doctor: If the wound appears red, swollen, feels like it has liquid, draining or smells bad it may be infected. This type of infection can cause a fever. Take him back to where he had the wound repaired so that they can evaluate him. Many times just a small little piece needs to be opened for drainage. I would not delay on having him evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
Is general malaise a typical symptom of pregnancy? I'm 6 weeks and have felt like I'm coming down with something. Achy all over but no fever...
I'm 34 years old female. I noticed a small white spot on my right tonsil. I have no pain, fever or any other symptom whatsoever. What could it be?
White spot: Most likely it is nothing, but since you are concerned you should see your Primary doctor. ...Read more
I started with an intense fever yesterday which kept me up most of the night. The only other major symptom is a headache. When do I decide I need to go see a Doctor?
No: Though early pregnancy may cause mild temperature rise from the increased hormones, the diarrhoea and cramps are abnormal symptoms. You have some form of gastroentertis- could be viral or bacterial. How high is fever? Nausea/v. As it associated with fever, need to get stool studies done to r/o bacterial causes before otc-imodium, Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) are tried. Improve hydration- otc pedialyte and h2o.See docr. ...Read more
Possibly: Mitral valve prolapse is a major risk factor for the development of infective endocarditis. You should be seen by an infectious diseases expert and subjected to a full detailed evaluation. Do not wait on this. Time of diagnosis and appropriate therapy may determine the need for future cardiac surgery. Yes, you may have endocarditis. E. ...Read more