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My two year old is having neck pain, fever, chills, lethargic. What do I do?

My two year old is having neck pain, fever, chills, lethargic. What do I do?

Go to ER.: Meningitis is the big worry here. Lethargy is one of those words that says emergency. As inconvenient as it may seem, you will be in a place where you can get help and treatment if something wrong; and reassurance if all is ok. Go to lebonheur. ...Read more

Dr. Craig Morton
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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more


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Base of head/neck pain fever chills sore throat feels like something heavy is in my head?

Base of head/neck pain fever chills sore throat feels like something heavy is in my head?

Doctor can examine: New throat pain can be from strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies. Usually, a person sees a doctor if the sore throat illness is bothersome (as in this case), coming with other symptoms (head and neck pain in this case) recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). ...Read more

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Sudden onset of 101.1 fever, whole body ache, neck pain, headache and chills. I was fine last night.?

Sudden onset of 101.1 fever, whole body ache, neck pain, headache and chills. I was fine last night.?

Take ibuprofen: I would take some ibuprofen for the symptoms and then be checked by your doctor or an urgent care. Those can be symptoms early on in a strep infection or a viral infection. ...Read more

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My 2 year old is having neck pain, and fever is having chills, and she is really lethargic. Should I take her to a doctor or wait it out?

My 2 year old is having neck pain, and fever is having chills, and she is really lethargic. Should I take her to a doctor or wait it out?

If your daughter has: A stiff neck & is truly lethargic (not just listless), is not taking fluids well & has fever & chills, by all means go to a pediatric er (not a quick-care clinic) now, as these may be signs & symptoms of meningitis. ...Read more

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Some of my symptoms are neck pain, ringing in the ears, chills, headache. This started after a ski trip, so I thought it was whiplash, but I never fell?

Some of my symptoms are neck pain, ringing in the ears, chills, headache. This started after a ski trip, so I thought it was whiplash, but I never fell?

Various: At this time your symptoms are nondiagnostic and may not be interrelated. Perhaps the neck muscles were strained during skiing or became somewhat inflamed from cold exposure. The headaches may be secondary to this. Chills and headache could be the forerunner of a viral infection. Try tylenol, (acetaminophen) warm packs and liniment for the neck. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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I have neck pain, shoulder pain, chills, and general discomfort. I took ibuprofen and then neck pain went away. Should I get checked for meningitis?

I have neck pain, shoulder pain, chills, and general discomfort. I took ibuprofen and then neck pain went away. Should I get checked for meningitis?

No: The signs of meningitis are severe head ache, stiff neck, fever and in bacterial meningitis altered mentation and some times seizures. Your symptoms don't sound like meningitis. If you have a fever with your "chills" get checked out by a doctor for other infections. ...Read more

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I get. Migraines, stomach pain, upper back/neck pain, nausea, cold chills, dizziness, leg cramps and had some diarrhea. Since I had my baby a month ago.

I get. Migraines, stomach pain, upper back/neck pain, nausea, cold chills, dizziness, leg cramps and had some diarrhea. Since I had my baby a month ago.

Seasonal flu: Is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink a lot of water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g.Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for reevaluation. ...Read more

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Swollen abdomen, pressure in upper abdomen & chest, severe upper back & neck pain. Low grade fever & chills only at night each night?

Swollen abdomen, pressure in upper abdomen & chest, severe upper back & neck pain. Low grade fever & chills only at night each night?

See your doctor: There are many conditions including TB that can result in night sweats gastritis, reflux and pulmonary disorders or infections can result in increased intra-thoracic pressure and create pain in back and neck. You could have meningitis. See your doctor immediately! ...Read more

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I have a fever and chills. Also some neck pain. What do I have?

Is this a quiz?: No one can be sure about a Dx from your info. You knew that, right?
Fever (high or moderate?) usually means an infection or inflammatory process. The chills argue for infection. The neck pain may not be connected at all (or may be) Go see a Dr for an exam - maybe lab work. Feel better soon! Best wishes. ...Read more

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I was taking Cyclobenziprine for 3 weeks with bad side effects. I have stopped cold turkey yesterday and I am feeling awfu Cold chills, neck pain. Help?

Call your DR: When you stopped the medication, the neck pain may be secondary to muscle spasm from the original injury--if that injury involved the neck.

With the limited information available, not knowing what other meds you are on, what other medical conditions you might also have--it is impossible to answer your question more.

Please call your health care provider who has all this information ...Read more

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I have chills, neck pain, shoulder pain, and discomfort. Should I get checked out for meningitis?

I have chills, neck pain, shoulder pain, and discomfort. Should I get checked out for meningitis?

No: The signs of meningitis are severe head ache, stiff neck, fever and in bacterial meningitis altered mentation and some times seizures. Your symptoms don't sound like meningitis. If you have a fever with your "chills" get checked out by a doctor for other infections. ...Read more

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Bumps behind Ears, it all started after I took a shower. This has been going on for 5 weeks now. Getting head chills and neck pain (back and side)?

See a doctor: Please see a doctor
Lump behind your ears associated with chills, and pain does not sound something I will keep to myself,
So please go and see your doctor for proper evaluation, and treatment. ...Read more

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Symptoms for 24 hours off/on, nursing mom. Came on quickly yesterday evening: headache, neck pain, aversion to lights, body aches, chills, sweats.

Symptoms for 24 hours off/on, nursing mom. Came on quickly yesterday evening: headache, neck pain, aversion to lights, body aches, chills, sweats.

HA/aches nursing: Hi there! Sounds like migraine possibility or getting ill.
Try Advil 400 mg po q 6 hrs (safe to nurse) and give it 24 hrs more to watch. If not better or worsening symptoms, see your GYN or internist to check in and see it a mastitis or breast infection or other illness is developing. ...Read more

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I've had headache for 2 days with neck pain. Worse when I sleep or lie down. Also worse when I move my eyes. No fever and had slight chills yesterday.

Tough to tell: Fever? Distribution of pain. Suggest you seek counsel from your pcp asap. Sounds like a viral illness, but positional change issues could be deeper into the inner ear. ...Read more

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What is severe headaches cold feet chills tremors then vomiting light headed sweating neck pain?

What is severe headaches cold feet chills tremors then vomiting light headed sweating neck pain?

Migraines: Migraines can cause feeling of lightheaded (aura) preceding a headache. You could have all the symptoms due to migraines. You could consult a neurologist or a headache specialist or a pain physician. ...Read more

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Fever, chills, congestion, ear pain swollen glands on my neck and armpits, and severe neck pain.

Fever and glands: What is duration? Most likely viral syndrome such as ebv although should stil seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Woke up feeling cold, fast heartbeat, neck pain, shivers, leg pain?

Woke up feeling cold, fast heartbeat, neck pain, shivers, leg pain?

Get in & see your-: -PCP. Not to cause a panic but meningitis can be a cause. Call now, if no time today go to the ER. ...Read more

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How to cure neck pain?

How to cure neck pain?

Anti-inflammatory: Sharp neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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Why do I have neck pain?

Evaluation: The best way to understand your pain is to be seen by a spine/neck specialist. A good history and physical examination, possibly with imaging studies, is necessary to understand and treat your neck pain. ...Read more

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How to remove neck pain?

How to remove neck pain?

Posture: You may want to try applying moist heat to your neck 2-3 times per day and start a short course of anti-inflammatory such as advil or aleve (naproxen). Make sure you have a good lumbar support if you sit in a chair several hours per day. This will help with posture and will reduce stress on the neck. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks or worsens I recommend seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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I am suffering from neck pain?

I am suffering from neck pain?

See MD: Neck pain not normal. If acute, try massage, moist heat, OTC pain meds. If chronic or persists, see your MD. ...Read more

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What may be the cause of neck pain?

Neck pain: Neck pain can be muscular, ligament, disc or nerve pain. Please see your pcp for initial
evaluation. ...Read more

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Neck pain and stuffiness when I yarn?

Anti-inflammatory: Sharp neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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I have neck pain how to heal that pain?

I have neck pain how to heal that pain?

See below: There are several joints and intervertebral discs in the neck. These can wear out over time leading to pain. Degeneration of the joints or discs can cause neck pain, headaches, and/or shoulder pain. This can also lead to muscle spasm which limits range of motion in the neck. See your physician if these symptoms don't improve in 1-2 weeks or sooner if you also have headaches and/or fever. ...Read more

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Causes of neck pain and dimming vision?

Causes of neck pain and dimming vision?

Migraine?: All signs of possible migraine headache. Would recommend seeing a headache specialist to see if they may help. Sometimes pain may emanate from the neck and if not better may consider a neck evaluation. Typically though neck pain will not affect the vision. ...Read more

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Chills (Definition)

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