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I Have A Sore Throat And My Body Aches
Virus?: This is usually caused by catching a virus. The immune response to infection causes throat pain and swelling. This swelling blocks the tubes that normally drain the middle ear leading to fullness/ache in one or both ears. Body aches are collateral damage from the immune response. Normal recovery is 7-10 days with good hydration and rest. ...Read more
Body is hot but I'm cold. I have no fever. I have a sore throat and a headache. My body also aches. What could be the cause of this?
I'm 35 weeks pregnant nd I have a sore throat my body aches and pains in my stomach and im bailey eating food what should I do?
Sore throat.: Especially since you are pregnant, the symptoms you describe need to be checked out today. I am concerned that you aren't able to eat and your abdomen hurts. It could be serious! ...Read more
I had a sore throat last night. Now, I have a sore throat, my body aches, a headache, and a stuffy nose. My period is also scheduled. What do I have?
Tips: For sore throat use a mix of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey & a small amount of lemon juice is good. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced organic ginger. Steep for at least five minutes in a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 tbs of honey & sip. The ginger will help your. ...Read more
Throat Infection: That constellation of symptoms is suspicious for strep throat (a bacterial infection of the throat and tonsils). Another concern would be "mono" (infectious mononucleosis). Both can be tested for rapidly in an urgent care or through your primary care doctor. Don't want to delay in this case b/c antibiotics will likely be needed (depending on the diagnosis). Abscess can form if untreated. Take care. ...Read more
I had a fever yesterday of about 103. I have a sore throat, an awful headache and my whole body aches. What could the problem be?
A virus: A viral infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a sore throat, headache, body aches, and an earache with ringing noise and a little bit of hearing loss what is going on?
I have a sore throat, chills, low fever, and body aches. I'm not stopped up nor do I have a runny nose. What does this sound like?
I have a sore throat, sweating around my chest area at night, body aches off and on ear ache. My lower back on the rt side have sm shooting pains.
I have a sore throat, cough, runny nose, congested nose, body aches, and I developed hoarseness 2 days ago., I can only whisper. What can this be?
Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants, but having body aches with the sore throat usually means an infection. Typically, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for infection). ...Read more
Virus: These are the classical symptoms of an upper respiratory viral infection. Treatment is lots of fluid and let your immune system cure you. If you get worse after 5 days and not better after 10 days, see your physician. ...Read more
I have been having a sore throat and body aches for three days now but in the mornings I feel fine. It doesn't start till late afternoon. What could b?
Need full evaluation: Could be flu but need to see your gp. ...Read more
Should people stop exercising when they have a cold? I'm training for a marathon. Sightly sore throat, body aches, not serious...
Depends: Depends on you. Assess the situation and your health right now. If you ask the question " what will most benefit my body/health right now" you should have your answer. Best not to worsen the situation by going for a run which in the long run would be insignificant. You should build in rest periods for maximum results, anyway. I do both -- sometimes go for the run and feel better, sometimes crash. ...Read more
Having trouble keeping my food inside and when I think about food I feel sick, also I have a killer headache body aches and sore throat. Help?
Should I be concerned with an illness that has lasted more than 2weeks? Started with tender throat, body aches, tiredness, then severe painful sore throat
Can't diagnose you: Could be a viral or a bacterial infection. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. ...Read more
Probably viral: The worry about getting a sore throat caused by a bacterium called Group A beta hemolytic streptococcus (Strep pyogenes) is usually for kids between 3 yrs and 18 yrs. Yr 31. People of yr age don't get rheumatic heart disease! You can take an appropriate dose of ibuprofen for pain relief but you don't have to worry about getting rheumatic heart disease at yr age. ...Read more
Perhaps you had a virus (cold) before the symptoms started. You may have "strep-throat". Perhaps you have a more serious problem affecting your lymph glands in your neck.
You need answers from a medical examination and blood tests to be sure you are taking care of yourself.
Tylenol (acetominiphorin) for body aches is helpful until you see your physician. ...Read more
I have low fever, body aches, chills and sore throat. Is this a summer cold or something more severe.
Fever: You may have avirus but check out yoursore throat for strep. ...Read more
Flushed face that came on suddenly, body aches, sore throat and headache. What would cause these symptoms?
Sounds like Viral in: Upper respiratory tract infections caused by viruses are common and affect each one of us off and on. They are self limiting. All you need to do is rest for a couple of days, use tylenol (acetaminophen) for aches and for sore throat and some decongestants (over the counter stuff) and it will settle down. ...Read more
I have had a "cold" for three weeks now. Lots of body aches and leryngitis. No sore throat. What's wrong with me?
I'm sick with sore throat congestion body aches. Just want to know my temp under tongue is 101. Retcal is 104. Wats going on?
Daughter, 9, is complaining of terrible sore throat, temp hovering at just below 101, body aches. Should I take her to doc or wait it out?
Take her tomorrow: Give it the night and see how she feels in the morning. If no better, she needs at least to get tested for strep throat. Also, based on the doctors exam, they may suspect other things that could cause a really bad sore throat such as mono. In the meantime, honey in warm tea, salt water gargles, local sprays to soothe throat and oral pain relievers are helpful. ...Read more
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