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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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Dizziness tiredness headache, and cold and hot flashes are symptoms of what!?

Dizziness tiredness headache, and cold and hot flashes are symptoms of what!?

Depends on your sex: If you are female, it could be onset of menopause. If you are male, see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I have a headache, achy back and legs, feeling very hot and cold and shivery. Slight runny nose, throat and ear pain, nausea?

I have a headache, achy back and legs, feeling very hot and cold and shivery. Slight runny nose, throat and ear pain, nausea?

Viral illness?: Although the exact diagnosis is not possible, i would suspect acute viral iinfection, particularly if you other members of your houshold/ people at work had similar complaints. Check your temperature, drink plenty of fluids, take over the counter meds that you are not allergic to; if feel your are getting worse, have a very high fever or unable to take liquids etc. See a doctor. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Headache, sore throat, runny/stuffed nose, deep chest cough, hot and cold. No fever. A cold or more?

Headache, sore throat, runny/stuffed nose, deep chest cough, hot and cold. No fever.  A cold or more?

Cold or more??: If it just a cold, usually there are evident signs of respiratory distress. Those are rapid breathing (more than 24 x/min); nasal flaring;?; chest retractions; and use of the accessory muscles of respiration. If none of thes are present the cough is much more likely to originate at the pharyngeal level. An excellent med for type of cough is benzonatate. ...Read more

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Headache, sore throat, itchy ears, muscle ache, fatigue, runny nose, loss of appetite, hot and cold, dizzy. Cold or flu?

Headache, sore throat, itchy ears, muscle ache, fatigue, runny nose, loss of appetite, hot and cold, dizzy. Cold or flu?

Cardinal signs of: Influenza are sudden onset of high fever( 101 or higher with hard chills/sweats),body/muscle pain,respiratory symptoms(cough,runny nose).Easy to test for rapidly.Important to diagnose and treat within 48 hours of onset of symptoms.Anti-viral flu medicine works best if started within this 48 hour window. ...Read more

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Throat pain, itching with cough and headache, fever and body ache?

Throat pain, itching with cough and headache, fever and body ache?

Viral syndrome: This is likely a upper respiratory viral infection in evolution. Sore throat (pharyngitis) with fever, followed by cough and other flu like symptoms. Best treatment is rest, plenty of fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for aches and fever. A decongestant and cough suppressant may be helpful when these symptoms arise. Throat lozenges can help with the sore throat. If no better in 3-5 days, see MD. ...Read more

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Can a cold cause. Severe headache? Body aches, chills and sensitivity to light and sound?

Can a cold cause. Severe headache? Body aches, chills and sensitivity to light and sound?

Prob. flu if fever: Sixty percent of flu victims complain of sore eyes, often accompanied by a burning sensation, redness, watering and sensitivity to light.About 90 percent of flu victims have a dry, hacking cough. Influenza nearly always starts out with a fever of at least 100° f. Colds are rarely accompanied by fever, except those in children. ...Read more

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Feeling hot and then cold are symptoms of what?

Feeling hot and then cold are symptoms of what?

Non specific symptom: Non specific symptoms of illness, fever and chills, or sometimes feeling hot can be signs of premenopause ...Read more

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Flu or cold? Symptoms were: Sudden chills, very slight temp, body aches, congested nose, headache, exhaustion, diarrea, stomach ache. And what to do?

Flu or cold? Symptoms were: Sudden chills, very slight temp, body aches, congested nose, headache, exhaustion, diarrea, stomach ache. And what to do?

Systemic viral: Your symptoms have the features of a systemic viral illness. We tend to call this "the flu" though it may well be caused by another virus besides the influenza virus. So isolate yourself, wash your hands frequently, take plenty fluids while eating well, and get plenty rest. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Is headache, nausea and hot and cold flashes a sign of pregnancy?

Is headache, nausea and hot and cold flashes a sign of pregnancy?

It could be, but the: Sxs aren't diagnostic for pregnancy. Sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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Out in cold most of night and day and been sneezing and coughing with a little chest pain, sore throat, headache, nausea. Cold or bronchitis?

UpperRespiratoryInfx: Sounds like you're describing an upper respiratory infection, which are mainly caused by viruses, which don't respond to antibiotics, whether you call it a cold or bronchitis. Technically speaking, chronic bronchitis (http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bronchitis/basics/definition/con-20014956) is diagnosed after productive cough for 3mo in each of last 2yrs. See Family Doc if persists ...Read more

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Sometime my cheeks becomes red and hot nausea and head ache and hot flushing from ear?

Sometime my cheeks becomes red and hot nausea and head ache and hot flushing from ear?

Water: Make sure to drink plenty of water, this should help with any head aches or nausea, you may feel like you are hungry but drink plenty of water and if the feeling hasn't gone away let me know :]. ...Read more

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Irritation in throat, cough, some phlegm, hot and cold sweats, feel feverish, weak, dizzy and nauseous. But no fever!! What could it be?

Irritation in throat, cough, some phlegm, hot and cold sweats, feel feverish, weak, dizzy and nauseous. But no fever!! What could it be?

Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for examination. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
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Chills (Definition)

Chills = sensation ...Read more