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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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What to do if i got headaches but no fever my neck quite stiff so am i fine?

What to do if i got headaches but no fever my neck quite stiff so am i fine?

Headache stiff neck: Although no fever, 45 % of patients won't have the classic triad of headache, stiff neck and fever. So it's always good to evaluate a headache with a stiff neck which are present in 90 percent plus of meningitis patients. If a recent cold or sore throat was treated with antibiotics a fever could be masked and symptoms could take from 1 to 7 days. See a physician. ...Read more

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I been sick since thursday feeling like i need to puke since then and i been cold and had a headache and no fever what's wrong with me?

I been sick since thursday  feeling like i need to puke since then and i been cold and had a headache and no fever what's wrong with me?

Flu season: The fever will likely arrive soon. Drink plenty of fluids, rest and take advil (ibuprofen) for fever and body aches. This year has been a very virulent year for GI and respiratory viral infections. Good luck! ...Read more

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My head is on fire and I have a massive headache but no fever. Why does my head feel like it's gonna melt?

My head is on fire and I have a massive headache but no fever. Why does my head feel like it's gonna melt?

May be migraine: More history is needed. Did you have any other symptoms? Are you having trouble with vision, hearing, nausea, vomiting, movement of extremities? How old are you and what are your underlying medical conditions? Have you had problems with your teeth or ear infections? This sounds severe enough for you to seek medical care if it continues any longer. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Had a stiff and painful neck for a week. Slight headache and no fever. Could this be menegitis ?

Had a stiff and painful neck for a week. Slight headache and no fever. Could this be menegitis ?

Unlikely: If you had meningitis you would have become sicker through the week. Also you have no fever which is more typical. As I am unable to assess you see your doctor to help sort out the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Sometimes i feel very cold sometimes very sweaty with headache n high fever. From 2 days it happens?

Sometimes i feel very cold sometimes very sweaty with headache n high fever. From 2 days it happens?

Infection: You should get an evaluation to identify the source of your infection and treatment. ...Read more

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My 6 years old have mild headache and high fever 102. She vomited 3 times yestarday. She started to eat in this morning and her fever is now 100. ?

My 6 years old have mild headache and high fever 102. She vomited 3 times yestarday. She started to eat in this morning and her fever is now 100. ?

Viral ?: This may be viral illness running its course. If the child is doing better and temp is down , I would continue the course that you are doing. continue to treat the fever. If this gets worse see the doc as soon as possible. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more