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How To Control Shivering In Typhoid Fever
Past 2 days fever up to 102.5, body ache, headache, chills. Flu or dengue? I live in Asia. Advice for both is rest, fluids- worth getting dengue test?
Febrile illness: Please get checked because dengue can be serious and it's rainy season there now, so it's more prevalent. It could be malaria too although I don't know if u live in the city or the countryside? You can look for small red spots in the skin which might indicate dengue. Anyway I really hope u can get checked now. ...Read more
I've had plenty of symptoms of the stomach flu, such as fever, chills, muscle weakness, diarrhea, and nausea. How long will it take for this to go away?
Depends: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
Dengue: There is no one answer to this. Recovery depends on several factors: simple Dengue or Dengue hemorrhagic fever; your age; presence of other medical conditions, e.g. diabetes; your overall health and nutritional status. I have seen young, healthy persons recover in a couple of weeks, and others take several weeks to feel more or less 'back to normal.' Rest,, fluids, avoid stress, may help! ...Read more
Diarrhea, vomiting, cramps, body chills. She is from Maine and mimics my previous experience with altitude sickness. What should we do?
Who is "she"?: Your question is obscure/vague/ambiguous. You list symptoms that could be a garden-variety intestinal virus (fever?) & the next sentence seems to be a complete non sequitur. The only clue is that you're in Denver. So "she" is visiting from Maine? & you're worried about altitude sickness rather than an ordinary stomach flu? Here's cryptic right back at ya: "Common things are common." ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
By which mechanism the exposure to sun or for hot temperature can get us sick ( diarrhea, vomiting, high body temp.), what is the cause ?
Hyperthermia/heat sk: Heat or sun stroke is caused by 2 much exposure and lack of hydration and salt depletion, especially if there is a breeze. U r sweating and losing water and sodium but u feel cool which gets u into trouble. Ur body overheats and then sweating stops and temperature increases, and the end result is what ur describing. U need 2 hydrate/salt tablets/get into air conditioning/or ice 2 lower body temper. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Intermittent high grade fever with sweating and chills on 18yrz old boy for a week? What is the main cause?
NB: Malaria and typhoid tests ne
Infection?: The main cause for unexplained fever is infection and sometimes it's hard to identify the focus. If fever continues, he may need a thorough work up in the hospital, including blood and other fluid cultures, scans, ultrasounds and a work up for other infrequent causes of fever, such as autoimmune diseases and tumors. ...Read more
Now a days in our state swine flue is spreading fast.
Can u suggest me how can i take precautions from getting this flue?
Typhoid: Persons with typhoid fever usually have a sustained fever as high as 103° to 104° F (39° to 40° C). They may also feel weak, or have stomach pains, headache, or loss of appetite. In some cases, patients have a rash of flat, rose-colored spots. The only way to know for sure if an illness is typhoid fever is to have samples of stool or blood tested for the presence of Salmonella Typhi. ...Read more
Throat swollen to point affecting swallowing and breathing. Fever off/on for over month. Er states viral. How long can a virus last?
Unusual: It is unusual for a viral throat infection lasting a month. See a ENT specialist who may be able to identify the problem. ...Read more
Fever ranging from 101.5 to 104.8 for three days, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, body aches i don't know what to do?
Yes you do!: In a sense you are doing something by reaching out for answers here. You are clearly ill by your description, and while 101.5 is not a reason for fear, near 105 is! close your computer and call your md. This is the best answer you can hope for by anyone here. Good luck! ...Read more
I'm suffering severe body pain and a dose of viral flu with averrsion to solid food. How to regain my body fitness?
Recovery process: Influenza has hallmark symptoms of body aches and pains, as well as fever. People generally do not want to eat much when ill, but fluids and soups may be good for nourishment. The best way to regain fitness is to rest, stay hydrated, and allow yourself to recover. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin may help with body pains and fever. Depending on how ill you are, it may take a week or so to feel better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rest: Get plenty or rest, stay well hydrated, and use Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen to help reduce the fever and body aches. The fever should start to resolve by day 3-4 of illness but can sometimes last a week. If you are getting worse instead of better you should see a doctor to make sure you don't have a secondary bacterial infection contributing to the fever. ...Read more
Baby got respiratory and urinary infection.
Dr started with antibiotics. Meropenem and amikacin 250. Fenesta to control fever. Whenever ibprufin is given she is ok for 7-8 hours and than get fever again. Ecoli is the bacteria in urine culture. Cpr 11?
4y/o has fever range 102-104 he is vomiting and can't keep tylenol (acetaminophen) down. Any suggestions on how to treat the fever and his stomach bug?
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