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I've been sick for about 2 days. Headache, fever, body aches and also my throat hurts only one side. What does that mean?

I've been sick for about 2 days. Headache, fever, body aches and also my throat hurts only one side. What does that mean?

Throat infection: It means you have an infection and it may be viral or bacterial and needs to be checked and treated appropriately.If it is due to strep infection you may need a course of antibiotics. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Giannini
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Body Aches (Definition)

Muscle pain is most frequently related to tension, overuse, or muscle injury from exercise or physically-demanding work. In these situations, the pain tends to involve specific muscles and starts during or just after the activity. It is usually obvious which activity is causing the pain. Muscle pain also can be a sign of conditions affecting your whole body, like some infections (including the flu) and disorders that affect connective tissues throughout the ...Read more


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What are the causes of appendicitis? Right above my hip, on the right side of my body hurts.

What are the causes of appendicitis? Right above my hip, on the right side of my body hurts.

Fecolith: Most appendicitis is caused by a blockage of the lumen of the appendix. Common causes are fecoliths (small pieces of stool, ) enlarged lymph within the organ, even tumor. The usual presentation is a vague pain in mid abdomen that moves to settle in right lower quadrant, associated with nausea, loss of appetite, and fever. Not diarrhea. Peaks to rupture in 24-72 hrs.Seek attention. Good luck. ...Read more

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The left side of my body hurts from my head to the top of my toes. My ear hurts, inner thigh muscle , inner arm, pelvis pricking and stepping ?

That's quite a few. : ...complaints. doubt that it is due 2 1 single source. Get in 2 C Ur PCP 4 starters, & U can B referred to a specialist if need B. ...Read more

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My body aches all over and hurts to touch. Is this a side effect of prednisone?

My body aches all over and hurts to touch. Is this a side effect of prednisone?

Not usually: Steroids generally suppress inflammation which is often the source of pain, and therefore the pain is diminished. Steroids can also, depending on the doses and duration of administration, produce destruction to muscle tissues and that may (but not commonly) create pain. Sounds like you should go back to the doctor who prescribed this (do you have rheumatoid arthritis?). ...Read more

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My roommate had full body aches yesterday and her stomache hurts, she has pain on her right side and she gets shooting pain down her right leg.

My roommate had full body aches yesterday and her stomache hurts, she has pain on her right side and she gets shooting pain down her right leg.

To ER: Do not know the relationship between the onset of body and stomach aches, but the pain you are describing strongly suggest irritation of a nerve root exiting from the lumbar spine. This can be caused by many things, most commonly a bulging intraspinous disc. She needs to go to student health service or to an ER right away, and needs to thank you for your concern. ...Read more

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Recently I've been getting full body aches. Whenever I press on my stomach it hurts, also my sides hurt. My ribs have been aching too. ?

Recently I've been getting full body aches. Whenever I press on my stomach it hurts, also my sides hurt. My ribs have been aching too. ?

Need to be checked: I will suggest you take some over the counter pain killer and make an appointment with your Primary Care Doctor and get checked as you are having all hese pains ...Read more