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Headache After Fever
Is it normal to have a headache after having fever (38.3c) following stomach flu? Fever has gone down but now has a dull sore headache. Not pregnant
Yes: Yes it could a sign of dehydration so drink plenty of water and juices or it could a reaction to a low grade fever, take Tylenol (acetaminophen) . Or could be a pressure from sinus congestion take two Benadryl and a Tylenol (acetaminophen) at bed time and follow it with non drowsy allergy sinus medication like Zyrtec, Allegra, or Claritin . Not better make sure to check the BP and make sure it is not elevated and see a doctor ...Read more
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
Not sure: Some vaccines are live organisms which have been attenuated, and may create low grade inflammatory responses with ha and fever. This may also occur due to allergic reactions. The headache may occasionally occur because of anxiety over worry about the reactions to the vaccine. In any event, unless side-effects very severe, the vaccine is of more benefit than risk. ...Read more
My sister is suffering from severe headache and fever.After performing CT scan on brain they told us there is some swelling on right side.why actually it happens.Is any thing serious ,anything to worry?
Go see your doctor: Go to a hospital er if you have to get seen but you need to get seen in order to determine cause of fever & headache. Perhaps it's a benign sinus infection. But it could also be a deadly bacterial meningitis. I can't tell you, much less treat you online. That's why you need to get evaluated in person. ...Read more
Fever & headache: As long as the fever is not high (persistently > 102), and if it has only been 2 days, i would just take Ibuprofen (otc), 3 tabs 3 times a day as this is probably a viral process that will go away by itself. I would wait up to a week for low-grade fever and mild to moderate headache to go away on its own. If the fever is high, or if the headache is unusually severe, you should see a doctor. ...Read more
My daughter has been having headaches on and off with fevers over a 102.5. It has been going on for already 2 wks?
My son is 8 hes had a fever for 3days that keeps going up it is 103.8 he has no other symptoms other then a headache should he be seen?
Had fever for 1week and then recovered . But had continues headache for few days. Suddenly fever reappeared in the evening at the same time?
Evaluation: Please see a physician and get evaluated. More information is needed to answer your question appropriately. ...Read more
I have getting headache in morning and feverish feeling at night but no real fever from last 2 night . is it cold or something else ? thanks
Cold?: Check with your local physician who knows what is going around there and can examine you. Most likely "cold". Any friends been ill with similar thing. ...Read more
My Brother is 23 year old. He suffer from fever (after every 15-20 days) frequently .He also have headache. Please tell me why this happen.
Fever and headache: Has he travelled recently? If no recent international travel then no unusual infection but needs to see doctor to make sure no other symptoms? Recurring sinus ? Ear? Infection. Probably needs CT or MRI of brain ...Read more
Been taking moxen for 2 yes, I'm widrawing it for 2 days now and im on fever, headache is this norml symptoms? Or what else are those symp on widrwl?
I have fever and all my body hurt , sometimes I get a headache I been feeling like this for 2 days what should I do or any medications should I take ?
Likely viral illness:
You probably have a viral illness - maybe the Flu - did you get your Flu shot this year?
Keep yourself hydrated and take Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for your fever & aches. If you develop a sore throat or have any problems breathing get yourself checked in an Urgent care or by your doctor. ...Read more
I'm worried about my health since i been having fever for the past 2 nights - only at night. I'm coughing but have no headache just fever. What could be the cause?
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 more
My husband is a normally physically healthy 38 year old. He has now been ill with headaches and fevers for 2 weeks. ?
See a Doctor: Good rule of thumb: if something doesn't go away in two weeks, see a doctor. (or sooner if you feel it is appropriate). ...Read more