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Had cold two weeks ago now have stomach and headaches. Could virus still be me?

Had cold two weeks ago now have stomach and headaches. Could virus still be me?

Unlikely: The best way in which to resolve this issue is to see your pcp, get examined after a full history and testing as needed, and then they can offer a reasonable explanation for your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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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I came down with a virus - headaches & nausea + very weak. Saw my doctor today and he gave me a vitamin B12 injection. Curious as to why? (I do feel better now)

I came down with a virus - headaches & nausea + very weak.  Saw my doctor today and he gave me a vitamin B12 injection. Curious as to why? (I do feel better now)

Boosts metabolism: we have known for decades that people feel more energetic after an injection of B12, but many doctors have pooh-poohed it. We are finally discovering how B12 helps boost energy production by the mitochondria, and is a vital treatment for mitochondrial disease.The immune system fighting off a virus requires a huge amount of energy and a B12 injection of 1000 units most frequently helps. It is safe. ...Read more

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Can a virus cause headaches and gas pains yes or no?

Can a virus cause headaches and gas pains yes or no?

Yes: Viruses can certainly cause those symptoms...Not everyone gets every symptom a virus 'can' produce. ...Read more

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Fever, sore throat, headache, vomiting... Flu or virus? Idk if I should visit my doctor yet..

Fever, sore throat, headache, vomiting... Flu or virus? Idk if I should visit my doctor yet..

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to know if my headache/sinus pain caused by a virus or something else?

Can someone tell me how to know if my headache/sinus pain caused by a virus or something else?

You: Come in contact with virus, virus wants to take over and reproduce, your bodies immune system recognizes a threat, it calls all units available to attack the virus. Local released products cause edema, swelling and allow traffic of your immune cells. Things get all swollen, mucus builds up and hence pain. ...Read more

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Since I have had a nasty cold virus and laryngitis I have had frequent headaches. Is this normal?

Since I have had a nasty cold virus and laryngitis I have had frequent headaches. Is this normal?

Headache: It is not rare that upper respiratory infections leave us with clogged sinuses or even Eustachian tubes that causes either physical pressure feeling since cavities (sinuses) normally empty are occupied or there becomes a pressure gradient between middle ear and nasopharynx. Anyone with a severe headache and neck stiffness or with a true fever should be seen by provider ...Read more

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I have a GI tract virus? How long does it last? I felt like dying while i'm fine one day the next day i'm not and I have headache

It depends: On how long the symptoms have been going on for already and other symptoms you are having such as diarrhea, vomiting, or fever. Viral infections can wax and wane and can last 7-10 days in some instances but it is not typical for you to have dramatic changes in symptoms from one day to the next. You should talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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6 yr f complains of headaches every other day . Started after having virus. No others symptoms .. Help. Doesn't stop playing forehead are always?

6 yr f complains of headaches every other day . Started after having virus. No others symptoms .. Help. Doesn't stop playing forehead are always?

See pediatrician: Chronic headaches of this nature in a 6 year old are unusual and need a full detailed evaluation. Cannot possibly make diagnoses on the internet. Take her to a qualified pediatrician and have her examined and tested if necessary. ...Read more

Virus (Definition)

A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more