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Fever: Well this is somewhat difficult as there are many possibilities. Given your age I would consider a viral illness such as the flu but many viruses can cause your symptoms. Since you are a female,also would consider urinary infection. If you have burning when you pee see a doctor. Hope you feel better! ...Read more
Gastroenteritis?: If this gets much worse get to a doctor and be evaluated. If diarrhea begins along with vomiting stay well hydrated and if you cannot, get to an ER. If the fever becomes worse go and get seen. In short, not enuf info to make a definitive recommendation, but this sounds as if it is any worse you should definitely be seen. Hope you clear up soon. ...Read more
Need more info: There are a lot of important questions to ask to be able to understand your problem correctly. You may need someone to see you. At least call your dr to discuss detail. No complete answer is possible w/o more info. Take your temp. Check your vomit for blood, know what other medical problems you have already been told abt. How long have u had this? R u pregnant? More... ...Read more
Yes: Shaking chills and fever can be a sign of a bacterial infection. Often time pneumonia will start first with a viral illness such as a cold but if bacteria grows in the lungsand cause pneumonia, shaking chills, fever, worsening symptoms of cough, discolored phlegm begins. At that point a chest xray/medical evaluation and most likely appropriate antibiotic treatment is needed. ...Read more
Viral illness signs: You seem to be having symptoms of a viral infection. Please drink plenty of fluids. Monitor for high temperatures, take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin as needed. You may use over the counter anti allergy medication like plain Zyrtec or claritin to help with congestion and watering in the eyes. Please follow up with your PCP if you get persistent high temperatures or if symptoms last longer than 7 to 10 days. ...Read more
Vomiting etc.: This could be anything! Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency as soon as that can be arranged. ...Read more
Quick onset-severe body aches fever headache. No cough/sore thrt/congestion. Fever 101-102.5. Slight vomiting yest but no real stomach discomfort?
My daughter has body aches, headache, nausea, fatigue, chills and mild sore throat but no fever. Virus infection?
Sounds like it: What you describe sounds like a viral illness. You are 17 years old. I assume your daughter is an infant. Have her checked out by your pediatrician to be sure. ...Read more
Severe menstrual pain for 12+ hours. Chills, hot flashes, nausea, feeling faint. Pain med not working. Extreme fatigue. Sweaty palms. Low grade fever.
Maybe a heart attack: With only those six words, "bad sweating with severe chest pain", one must see the doctor right away. The wisest thing to do is call 911. The paramedics have oxygen, medications, and can do an ekg. The E.R. Doctor can evaluate for a possible heart attack. Even if it is not a heart attack, the E.R. Usually can provide a diagnosis and begin treatment. ...Read more
Symptoms: The symptoms you described are not specific for any particular disease. Suspect a viral illness. I would advise you to watch yourself, drink plenty of fluids, give yourself extra rest. If worse, see doc, otherwise, wish you well. ...Read more