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Intermittent Fever And Chills
Hard mass in right front throat, voice vibrating and hoarse, low grade fever, intermittent chills, fatigued. No doctor. Any suggestions?
A man have intermittent high grade of fever with chills for two days, malarial test are negative. He has flanks pain also. What cause of it and treatment?
Having intermittent body aches and chills, unusually tired, not much of an appetite, but no fever. Could I be contagious?
Maybe: If this is acute and sudden, then probably.; Though remember, other noncontagious infections can also start with those symptoms--UTI for example ...Read more
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
Thermostat Setting: Fever is when you body's thermostat is set higher than normal. When the thermostat in your house is raised, the heat goes on to increase the temperature. "Chills" is how your body generates heat - basically your muscles produce that extra heat. The "Cytokines" released by your body in response to any infection appear to regulate this thermostat. BTW "Fever Breaks" when you sweat to cool down. ...Read more
Need more info: This doesn't sound serious at first glance, but you need to see a doctor to decide if you have something more ominous based on recent history and a good physical exam. See your doctor or an urgent careMD to make sure if you are concerned, especially if your symptoms have not improved over a few days. ...Read more
My inside feels really hot and I have chills while its rather hot inside could that be inside fever?
Fever and chills: Sounds like you may have an infection of some kind, most frequently viral. It is flu season. Take care of yourself with adequate rest and fluids. ...Read more
Hi, I am about 6 1/2 weeks now. While I don't have fever I do get chills everynow and then, especially while in bed. I don't get cold just the chills.
Hi Dr. I am a 47 year old female who have been experiencing fever n chills at night for over ten years now. It comes on sudden and last for about 15ms?
It's like mild fever: Think of being warm-chills-warm-chills (but with no high reading on the thermometer) as having a mild fever. When feeling warm, the body is wanting to cool off (the brain is saying that you are hotter than the brain wants you to be). When feeling chills, the body is wanting to get warmer and maybe have a fever (the brain is saying that it wants you to be hotter, maybe even get feverish). ...Read more
Flu: If you have the Flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID’s. Rest A LOT! In some situations antiviral medications (Tamiflu, Relenza, Flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more
Fever & chills: First of all, drink a lot of fluids and continue taking Ibuprofen every 6 - 8 hours for temperatures of 102 and over. If the fever continues especially if you develop other symptoms like cough, vomiting, abdominal pain, fatigue and weakness after 24 - 48 hours, consult your primary provider. Feel better soon. ...Read more
See doctor: Persisten fever is never normal and should be evaluated by your dr. Take your temperature, note the time of day it spikes, and record any associated symptoms. Bring all of the medicines/supplements to appt. A physical exam is essential to identify the problem. Please don't delay. ...Read more
Go to the Doctor: Given your symptoms the next step is to be seen by your family doctor. ...Read more
There are a variety of definitions for fever but in general, oral temperatures below 100 or so are not considered a fever. The body temperature varies throughout the day and throughout the menstral cycle in women.
Of course, this says nothing about why you are weak. I would suggest seeing your doctor for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
I have had the the chills without a fever for about 2weeks. I'm also very tired. What could it be?
Multiple: Fatigue and chills can have numerous causes from relatively benign to more serious. Common causes are hormonal, nutritional, and medication side effect. See your doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
For the last two nights I would get a slight fever headache and chills only at night I would like to know what's going on?
Night sweats: Can possibly indicate many things. You need to be seen by a doctor for a full work up ...Read more
Yesterday around 2:30pm got bad chills turned into hot fever 100.4f with headache. Woke today and I feel fine! What just happened?
Fever 1day: Sounds like you had a short quick infection most likely viral. ...Read more
I suffered from flu few days ago, though flu is gone, I now get chills in the morning and feel cold during morning. I don't have fever.
I some times wake up at night with a fever (100.3-101.5) bodyaches & chills. Then a few hours later I wake up soaked, no fever. What may be going on?
A number of things: The first thing you always think of with a fever is an infection going on somewhere in your body. Tuberculosis and abscesses are the most common infections in people with fever of unknown origin.Connective tissue diseases, certain cancers, thyroid problems, and familial mediterranean fever are other possibilities. You should see your doc and have some tests run to rule these things out. ...Read more
I have morning temperature upon waking of 99.4 going up to 100.4-101 during the day. Is this a clinical significant fever? Have chills and sweats too
I am experiencing fever (better by: rest) (worsened by: exercise or physical activity) (severity: moderate). The following also describe me: Chills?
Often mean infection: For minor infections like a cold, fever and aches go away by themselves. Many people use over-the-counter drugs like Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, or Advil for temporary relief of fever. If a person has something like strep throat infection or a bacterial sinus infection, antibiotics are a treatment. One's doctor should evaluate, especially if a person has more than minor, temporary fevers. ...Read more