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Use thermometer: Sometimes it is difficult to tell if you have a fever (sometimes it is obvious). If a person is unclear, there are many good thermometers available at the drug store that can confirm if a fever is present or not. A fever can be related to a viral or bacterial infection and in rare cases other non-infectious causes. If fever is very high or persistent, seek care to determine next best course. ...Read more
It can be checked: To determine if a person has a fever (above normal body temperature) requires a thermometer. Just touching the forehead is not very predictive. There are various thermometers---some can be place on in the ear, some over the temporal artery, some in the mouth and rectal temperatures. These thermometers are available without a prescription and affordable. ...Read more
Cannot diagnose: These symptoms could occur in any of dozens of illnesses. Very non-specific and likely to be self-limiting. Suggest that if you really feel badly you see your pcp and get examined. Hope you are better soon. Best. ...Read more
Flu-like symptoms: The usual symptoms of influenza viral infection are sudden onset fever, body and muscle aches, headache, fatigue and dry cough. Especially at this time of the year and knowing that the "flu" is very prevalent right now. Bacterial infections can also cause symptoms of fever and headache. A physician will be able to determine which is the problem and what treatment may be necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ill: It could be viral or bacterial see a doctor to determine cause of symptoms. ...Read more
Fever: Well this is somewhat difficult as there are many possibilities. Given your age I would consider a viral illness such as the flu but many viruses can cause your symptoms. Since you are a female,also would consider urinary infection. If you have burning when you pee see a doctor. Hope you feel better! ...Read more
See your doctor: Most likely it's a stomach-flu of some type. Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
I have body aches, chills, and diarrhea. I also have slight fever and recurrent headaches. What do I have?
Flu like syndrome: You may have a viral illness with probable sinus involvement giving you headaches. ...Read more
Viraemia: Which is probably a viral infection however if the pain is mainly focused in the right lower abdomen you need to see if physician if it is centrally located in the upper abdomen I would suggest going on a liquid diet for 24 hours and take either an antacid or ADPI to see if that helps with the discomfort ...Read more
How long. : These symptoms can have many explanations, all of which require a doctor's attention. The most common of course is a viral infection. If you have a fever or have been exposed to similar virus symptoms it's not so urgent. But if there no signs of infection you should see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had body ache, chills, fatigue, possible fever, nausea and diarrhea. But no cough or sore throat. Did I have the flu?
I have foliclitous in my groin I have had fevers nasuea chills sweats the fevers have been as high as 104 i also have graves I have had this problems ?
Virus Likely: Sounds like you may be suffering from a viral gastroenteritis, although there are many other possibilities. Important thing here is to control the symptoms....Fever meds, hydrate, simplify diet or go very bland. If there are no changes with these efforts....Head to your doc with 24-48 hrs....Especially if you can't break the fever. ...Read more
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