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HRecent viral infection. Was getting better now right jaw area is aching. Body aches nausea and headache. Another virus? Will be third one!!

HRecent viral infection. Was getting better now right jaw area is aching. Body aches nausea and headache. Another virus? Will be third one!!

Viral symptoms: An occasional virus will produce and result in protracted symptoms like you describe. Epstein Barr virus, Cytomegalovirus, and others produce Chronic Fatigue Syndrome with aches that wax and wane. Our immune systems sometimes do not fully neutralize an infecting agent and yet produce waves of inflammatory cytokines which have the purpose of magnifying the immune response - to eradicate. Be eval. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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I came down with a virus - headaches & nausea + very weak. Saw my doctor today and he gave me a vitamin B12 injection. Curious as to why? (I do feel better now)

I came down with a virus - headaches & nausea + very weak. Saw my doctor today and he gave me a vitamin B12 injection. Curious as to why? (I do feel better now)

Boosts metabolism: We have known for decades that people feel more energetic after an injection of B12, but many doctors have pooh-poohed it. We are finally discovering how B12 helps boost energy production by the mitochondria, and is a vital treatment for mitochondrial disease. The immune system fighting off a virus requires a huge amount of energy and a B12 injection of 1000 units most frequently helps. It is safe. ...Read more

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2 days felt fine in the morning but by 2pm I feel sick. Headache, nasuous, sore throat, cold. Is this the course of a virus? How do I treat this?

2 days felt fine in the morning but by 2pm I feel sick. Headache, nasuous, sore throat, cold. Is this the course of a virus? How do I treat this?

Cold Treatment: There's no cure for the common cold. Antibiotics are of no use against cold viruses and shouldn't be used unless there's a bacterial infection. Treatment is directed at relieving signs and symptoms. ...Read more

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Mild gastro or a migraine. Bad nausea with headache. How to tell if it is stomach virus or not?

Mild gastro or a migraine. Bad nausea with headache. How to tell if it is stomach virus or not?

Associated symptoms: I would look for other symptoms such as fever, muscle aches, rash, vomiting and diarrhea. ...Read more

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Nausea, sore stomach, mild headache, fatigue. Big alcohol hangover 3 days ago. Sex with husband 4 days ago. Period in 2 weeks. Pregnant? Virus?

Nausea, sore stomach, mild headache, fatigue. Big alcohol hangover 3 days ago. Sex with husband 4 days ago. Period in 2 weeks. Pregnant? Virus?

Non specific: The symptoms that you mentioned could be related to either pregnancy or virus although with virus you commonly could have fever. See your doctor for further evaluation. Make sure to drink plenty of water. ...Read more

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Started with fever, bodyaches, headache, loss of appetite, nausea-4 days later all gone except for nausea and now I have pale stools-stomach virus, flu?

Started with fever, bodyaches, headache, loss of appetite, nausea-4 days later all gone except for nausea and now I have pale stools-stomach virus, flu?

Get it: Checked out! The pale stools may be due to decreased bile which could be associated with the mild liver obstruction in early Hepatitis...A simple blood test will answer this question.....just a thought.
Hope it's helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Nausea & loss of appetite. Also frequent urination, fatigue, upset stomach, headache. No fever or vomiting. On day 9. Symptoms started very suddenly. No history of GI issues. Could it be a virus?

Nausea & loss of appetite. Also frequent urination, fatigue, upset stomach, headache. No fever or vomiting. On day 9. Symptoms started very suddenly. No history of GI issues. Could it be a virus?

Possibly: Those symptoms could be related to a viral infection but there are also several other things that could be the cause. Since the symptoms are persisting a visit with your medical provider for a full history, physical and lab work would be indicated. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat, headache, body aches, cough, ear ache, nausea and my neck hurts. The sore throat is the worst part. Even though I have a cough, could it be strep throat or is it a virus that will pass through?

I have a sore throat, headache, body aches, cough, ear ache, nausea and my neck hurts. The sore throat is the worst part. Even though I have a cough, could it be strep throat or is it a virus that will pass through?

URI: It is likely an upper respiratory infection with those constellation of symptoms. There is a remote possibility of strep but antibiotics are minimally help strep throat, they are only given to reduce the incidence of rheumatic fever and that depends on where you live and your ethnicity and socioeconomic status. See your Dr. If you are concerned. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has cold sweats, pain in his back, the left side. He has nausea, and headaches. Does this sound as serious to you as I think it may be?

My boyfriend has cold sweats, pain in his back, the left side. He has nausea, and headaches. Does this sound as serious to you as I think it may be?

Yup!: Sounds like he may be having a kidney infection or a kidney stone. You should strongly encourage him to be seen quickly, maybe drive him to the ER yourself. You can trick him and tell him you're going for ice cream, then dump him out in front. ...Read more

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Headaches and nausea for two and a half months, what could it be?

Headaches and nausea for two and a half months, what could it be?

Vague: Certainly need a lot more info. Could be due to trauma/whiplash injuries, tmj/tmd, posture, heredity, etc. Duration, intensity, location. Keep a pain diary if you can and document your headaches see a doctor. ...Read more

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I been having constant headaches and nauseas and I was wondering what it could be.

I been having constant headaches and nauseas and I was wondering what it could be.

Related or not?: There are lots of possibilities here, all of which can be addressed by a physical exam and appropriate testing. Migraines for example can affect both head and gut ("intestinal migraine"). Please however don't contribute to your stomach upset by taking excessive nsaid's aimed at alleviating head ache. Get checked to rule out more esoteric pathology. ...Read more

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Adderal is helping me but giving me headaches and nausea. Anyone have any suggestions for that?

Adderal is helping me but giving me headaches and nausea. Anyone have any suggestions for that?

Try another drug: Rather than taking a drug to counter the effects of another drug, you are better off finding a different drug usually effective for the same condition for which you are taking adderal. ...Read more

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I have headache fever and nausea?

I have headache fever and nausea?

Can't diagnose: Cause with this amount of info. But I encourage rest & hydrating well. Consider ginger tea or nibbling bits of dried ginger for the nausea. If pain is too much - add something like tylenol. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Is there a virus that causes severe nausea?

Is there a virus that causes severe nausea?

Yes many stomach bug: Stomach bugs, or gastroenteritis, are caused by several viruses and can hit at any age. Symptoms are usually fever, achiness, nausea, abdominal pain and usually diarrhea. Most of the time, the body is pretty smart and is trying to get rid of something, so these symptoms can be allowed to continue. However, if it is very severe or continues, nausea/vomiting should be managed.Ginger may help, or rx. ...Read more

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White discharge headache and nausea what is it?

White discharge headache and nausea what is it?

Depends: Discharge in a woman can be abnormal, normal, or transitional. It all depends on your history. It may be important for you to see a provider to be sure. They may be able to run tests on the discharge and obtain a complete history. Some common causes of discharge can be yeast, bacterial vaginosis or stds in the setting of vaginal discomfort. Headache and nausea are nonspecific signs. ...Read more

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Body hurts weak bad headaches and nausea wats wrong?

Body hurts weak bad headaches and nausea wats wrong?

Viral syndrome: Sounds like you may have a viral syndrome but that's like saying the sky is blue. If this persists, and especially if simple over-the-counter remedies don't make you feel better, it's time to go see your doc, sooner than later. In mean time, drink plenty of fluids, but just sips at a time, perhaps just suck on an ice chip, to maintain hydration despite nausea. ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of headaches and nausea?

Tips: You reduce nausea with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organ ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Aromatherapy: sweet orange (citrus sinensis), peitigrain (citrus reticulata), mandarin (citrus reticulata) can decrease nausea. Hydrate well & Acetaminophen for headache. ...Read more

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Why do pain meds after surgery cause nausea and headache?

Why do pain meds after surgery cause nausea and headache?

Slow digestion: Alot of them cause constipation and slow digestion down, when food stays in your stomach longer it can cause you to have nausea. ...Read more

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Is nausea and headaches a side effect of getting off depo?

Is nausea and headaches a side effect of getting off depo?

Not really: Getting off Depo-Provera should not be accompanied by nausea/headaches normally. You may have headaches while on it, though. Nausea is a potential side, again, while on it but less likely while off it.
If they don't resolve within the next few days and there is nothing urgent or other symptoms appearing, i'd get checked. ...Read more

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Is nausea and a headache a side effect from a facet injection?

Is nausea and a headache a side effect from a facet injection?

No. Unless...: Facet injections are usually performed by folks who have little to zero spine training. Chances are your provider (anesthesia pain guy) poked the needle way medial and straight into your thecal sac causing an internal spinal fluid leak (aka spinal headaches). Or, provider did not aspirate prior to injecting so the cortisone was injected into your blood stream (oops) causing the same symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it normal having headache and nausea while at 37weeks pregnant?

Please call your OB: Now, it can happen, but u need to be evaluated now to make sure you are not get pregnancy induced hypertension, because those 2 things can be symptoms of that or could be something else. ...Read more

Virus (Definition)

A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more