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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Jaw Pain (Definition)

Jaw pain is pain in the upper and lower jaws including the tmj. There are many causes of jaw pain and your dentist usually ...Read more


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I've had a tender sore feeling on the outside of my head and face on 1 sidewhen I touch it with slight headache and my eye stings no flu symptoms?

I've had a tender sore feeling on the outside of my head and face on 1 sidewhen I touch it with slight headache and my eye stings no flu symptoms?

Head Ache: Have you had migraine headache before? How old are you? Need to consider arterial inflammation if you have tenderness and headache, if there is any change in vision needs immediate attention. If so go to emergency room. ...Read more

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I'm 38 weeks pregnant and having flu symptoms my head hurts my whole body hurts im throwing up and having chills what does this mean?

I'm 38 weeks pregnant and having flu symptoms my head hurts my whole body hurts im throwing up and having chills what does this mean?

Flu: Sounds lie the flu. Anyone can get the flu even someone who is pregnant. pregnancy does not protect us from common maladies. Make sure you are able to remain hydrated. It will run its course. ...Read more

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I have had flu jag in october, but still getting very strong flu symptoms, shivering, sweating, sore throat, sore head and sore mussels?

I have had flu jag in october, but still getting very strong flu symptoms, shivering, sweating, sore throat, sore head and sore mussels?

May have the flu: Flu vaccine is only 60 -70% effective in preventing the illness. May well reduce severity in many of remaining 30 - 40%. Never-the-less worth having it every year, specially as we grow older. ...Read more

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I have flu symptoms - started 4 days ago with sore throat, now got blocked runny nose, cough and nausea. Noticed I have a lump on top of my head?

I have flu symptoms - started 4 days ago with sore throat, now got blocked runny nose, cough and nausea. Noticed I have a lump on top of my head?

URI: Take the usual treatment for a URI. Bed rest, decongestant. Tylenol, Hot tea with honey. The lump may be unrelated. See if it goes away over the next few weeks. If persistent, see your doctor.

Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does having the flu give you jaw pain?

Does having the flu give you jaw pain?

Jaw pain: If it is the upper jaw maybe especially if you have a sinus infection with the flu. Lower jaw no, so if it is the lower jaw when you are feeling better have your dentist and your ENT check out your oral cavity for other problems. ...Read more

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3 days flu, sore throat, body aches. Felt better, now temp 37.5, 24 hr worsening headache, severe ear and jaw pain, pain meds don't work. What cud be?

3 days flu, sore throat, body aches. Felt better, now temp 37.5, 24 hr worsening headache, severe ear and jaw pain, pain meds don't work. What cud be?

Sinusitis or Otitis?: It is not uncommon to develop a bacterial sinusitis or otitis media infection after initially developing a viral syndrome. Usually the viral symptoms begin to improve, then a secondary bacterial infection ensues. Seek medical attention to be evaluated to determine if you have a sinus or ear infection or other etiology for your symptoms, and to determine if you would benefit from antibiotics. ...Read more

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My MS treatment Ocrevus kills off my CD20 positive B lymphocytes. I’m so worried about getting sick. I have a nagging flu symptoms for a week +?

My MS treatment Ocrevus kills off my CD20 positive B lymphocytes. I’m so worried about getting sick. I have a nagging flu symptoms for a week +?

Can be a cause but!: There can also be other causes. It is best to discuss with your physician.

This is a great drug and it can control your MS but you need guidance to take it safely. It is an immunosupressent and infection can be a risk.

We used the same drug in studies for Rheumatoid Arthritis and it did great but we do not have it availble for RA unfortunately ...Read more

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What can be done for flu symptoms?

What can be done for flu symptoms?

Rest with the flu: Fluids, rest and analgesics (motrin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) etc) are the cornerstones of treating influenza. You will generally feel as if you were run over by truck for sevral days and then be on the mend. If the symptoms persist, you may be suffering from one of the complications and you should see your doctor asap! ...Read more

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What to do if I have recurring cold/flu symptoms?

What to do if I have recurring cold/flu symptoms?

Get medically: Evaluated to see if you have allergies or issues with immune system. Take care. ...Read more

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My neck hurts while hsving flu symptoms?

Meningitis: Is possible. You should get to a doctor now. It is a serious condition if you have it. ...Read more

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Have you ever tried using elderberry to lessen flu symptoms?

Have you ever tried using elderberry to lessen flu symptoms?

It can help!: A standardized elderberry concentrate (sambuchol) inhibited replication of parainfluenza type a & b: http://tinyurl. Com/le3y9ua and http://tinyurl. Com/m2jp8dv it may act against other respiratory pathogens as well. Http://tinyurl. Com/a9lxf8k in another study, flu symptoms were relieved in 4 days less when using 15ml elderberry syrup 4 times/day: http://tinyurl. Com/m2jp8dv. ...Read more

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Cold versus flu? What are the differences between cold and flu symptoms?

Cold versus flu? What are the differences between cold and flu symptoms?

Cold is mildler: Last few day with fever les then 102f flu on the other hand lasts longer with temp up to 103-104, lasts longer and gives more complications. ...Read more

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What are cold symptoms and flu symptoms in toddlers?

What are cold symptoms and flu symptoms in toddlers?

Colds vs flu: Common colds and mild influenza can look very similar. Though both often present with runny nose, cough, sore throat, and fever, the flu is typically more severe, and associated with more fatigue, and often body aches. Unlike a cold, it can also become much more severe. See a doctor if you think your child has the flu, particularly if they have a chronic condition such as asthma or heart disease. ...Read more

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I'm not sure if I have the flu, or a cold. What are flu symptoms?

I'm not sure if I have the flu, or a cold. What are flu symptoms?

Very similar: Difficult to differentiate cold from flu symptoms. Symptoms are essentially the same. Both are caused by viruses and usually resolve within 7-10 days. ...Read more

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How long do bird flu symptoms last?

How long do bird flu symptoms last?

Varies: Depends on the severity of the infection but milder disease can last between 3-7 days. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for cold/flu symptoms?

Remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Rest! ...Read more

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How are food poisoning symptoms and flu symptoms different?

GI vs respiratory: Flu symptoms are usually due to damage to the upper airways and lungs, like, runny nose, fever, aches, cough, difficulty breathing. Food poisoning usually causes stomach ache, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. See this for flu symptoms. Food poisoning is much more variable.
http://www. Webmd. Com/cold-and-flu/flu-guide/flu-symptoms-types. ...Read more

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Can geodon (ziprasidone) cause cold flu symptoms? I feel sick

Can geodon (ziprasidone) cause cold flu symptoms? I feel sick

Geodon (Ziprasidone): And withdrawal from Geodon (ziprasidone) may cause flu-like symptoms, though rare. Ziprasidone should be taken with food (at least 500 kcal, irrespective of fat content) for optimal and reproducible bioavailability of the administered dose. Otherwise daily levels may fluctuate. Side effects should gradually diminish. If not and intolerable, consult your prescriber. Best regards for relief. ...Read more

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How do I help my 11 year old child get over the flu symptoms?

How do I help my 11 year old child get over the flu symptoms?

Not easy: Bed rest, fluids, anti-inflammatory meds, hugging and generally doing your best to minimize discomfort until the disease runs its course. They will get better, but be on the alert for potential complications, and with any significant worsening of symptoms, see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Is aspirin safe to give my child to decrease his flu symptoms?

Is aspirin safe to give my child to decrease his flu symptoms?

No: There is a condition called reye syndrome that has been associated with the use of Aspirin by children when treating a viral illness. This syndrome affect the brain and liver and is fatal 20% of the time. It is very rare now as Aspirin use in children has decreased. ...Read more