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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

Dr. Mark Diamond
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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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