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Hard mass in right front throat, voice vibrating and hoarse, low grade fever, intermittent chills, fatigued. No doctor. Any suggestions?

Hard mass in right front throat, voice vibrating and hoarse, low grade fever, intermittent chills, fatigued. No doctor. Any suggestions?

ER evaluation: Could represent progressive peritonsilar abscess. These can be life threatening if left untreated. Need immediate evaluation in ER or Urgent Care ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

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


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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?

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?

Kidney problem: He probably has pyelonephritis, or kidne infection. He needs to have his urine tested, and possibly blood tests, and may also need ct scan of abdomen. Its treated with antibiotics, orally or intravenously, depending on patient's condition. ...Read more

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Having intermittent body aches and chills, unusually tired, not much of an appetite, but no fever. Could I be contagious?

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

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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

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

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I have a fever and chills?

Question??: What exactly are you asking about fever and chills. If present, please get seen by your physician or resubmit your question. ...Read more

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Why do I feel chills when I have a fever?

Vascular constrictio: When your body wants to mount a fever, it constricts blood vessels in the skin to shunt blood to the internal organs, this makes your skin colder and gives you the chills. ...Read more

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What should I do if you have a fever and chills?

It depends: It depends on the cause of the fever. For example, viral causes can be treated with tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil and fluids. Bacterial causes require antibiotics. ...Read more

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What to do if I have fever and chills out of nowhere?

What to do if I have fever and chills out of nowhere?

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

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I have a fever of 100.3 and chills, but no other symptoms.

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

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What to do if I have a horrible fever and the chills, what can I do?

What to do if I have a horrible fever and the chills, what can I do?

See a doctor: You do not provide enough information. How high is the fever? With chills, you should seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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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

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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?

Night sweats: Night sweats are usually associated with a problem. Infections like TB commonly cause night sweats and lymphoma can cause night sweats. Hormonal reasons too. I hope you can see a physician. ...Read more

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I wake up at night with intense chills. No fever. Why?

I wake up at night with intense chills. No fever. Why?

Please see below: There are so many reason to this but most common at your age is thyroid problems. Please check thyroid panels and cbc. ...Read more

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I am displaying fever, chills, and excessive peeeing, do I have diabetes?

You may have a: Urinary tracy infection. Poorly controlled diabetes will cause frequent, large volume urination but should not cause fever and chills. ...Read more

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Why do I have chills when I have a cold even though I don’t have a fever?

Why do I have chills when I have a cold even though I don’t have a fever?

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

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I have had flu/cold for two days now, is there a way to stop fever chills?

I have had flu/cold for two days now, is there a way to stop fever chills?

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

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I was running fever last night, and now I have a lots of chills, what should I do?

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

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Been having chills and fever for weeks now. Medication doesn't help. What do I do?

Been having chills and fever for weeks now. Medication doesn't help. What do I do?

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

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Do I have fever no chills just weak 99.6 is my temperature right now normal is 98.8?

Do I have fever no chills just weak 99.6 is my temperature right now normal is 98.8?

Technically, no: 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

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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

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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?

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

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I am experiencing fever (better by: rest) (worsened by: exercise or physical activity) (severity: moderate). The following also describe me: Chills?

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

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What causes fever with chills?

Lots of things: Fever and chills, we commonly think infection. See your doctor to help identify a source. ...Read more

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Can pain cause fever and chills?

Can pain cause fever and chills?

Not really but can b: Pain does not cause chills and fever but it can be associated together due to an underlying cause like infection. So get yourself checked for infection? Like, in urine. ...Read more

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Chills (Definition)

Chills = sensation ...Read more