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Dr. Richard Rosenthal
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My 6 year old son has been complaining or a sore throat, headache and body aches. Ne fever present. Eating and drinking normally. Monitor or e.R.?

Dr. Richard Rosenthal
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My 6 year old son has been complaining or a sore throat, headache and body aches. Ne fever present. Eating and drinking normally. Monitor or e.R.?

Difficult to know: If your son is a normal healthy child, then these symptoms are likely caused by a viral infection and you can monitor him at home. If, however, he has any underlying chronic disease, you should probably call his doctor and discuss it with him or her. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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


Dr. Martin Raff
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I have a sore throat headache and body aches all over. No fever or any other symptoms. Ibuprofen works but 6 hrs later pain returns..what to do??

Dr. Martin Raff
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I have a sore throat headache and body aches all over.  No fever or any other symptoms.  Ibuprofen works but 6 hrs later pain returns..what to do??

Flu-like illness: Sounds like an episode of an influenza-like illness which should resolve in several days. Take another ibuprofen, stay well hydrated, rest and if you are not better or getting any worse go and see your family doctor. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. James Ferguson
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I got a fever and sore throat headache body aches do I have strep throat? What do I have what is fever for strep throat what temp is it.?

Dr. James Ferguson
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I got a fever and sore throat headache body aches do I have strep throat? What do I have what is fever for strep throat what temp is it.?

Have evaluated: You are still be in an age group where untreated strep can produce rheumatic fever a month or so down the road ; make the rest ur life miserable.(; cost a bunch) est.1/200 untreated strep are at risk; ~1/3 sore throats strep, ~1/600 the risk you take by the numbers.Most urgent care centers or offices can do a quick test ; see if it is strep. ...Read more

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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What can be done for symptoms for fever/chills, sore throat, headache, body aches, and red bumps?

Dr. Yash Khanna
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What can be done for symptoms for fever/chills, sore throat, headache, body aches, and red bumps?

Sore throa ache feve: It may be flu but it is difficult to make diagnosis withut exam.You may have flu or another viral uri, or may have strep infection, which has to be treated with antibiotics, because if not treated properly it can cause serious complications. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Sore throat, headache, body aches, fatigue, bad nausea, bad cough with some phlegm, swollen lymph nodes, trouble swallow but no fever. Is this a cold?

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Sore throat, headache, body aches, fatigue, bad nausea, bad cough with some phlegm, swollen lymph nodes, trouble swallow but no fever. Is this a cold?

Infection: Could be just a simple infection or it could be the flu or mono or strep or ? See your doctor for a simple evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Jerry Judd Pryde
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What to do if I have extreme headache, fever, sore throat, body aches?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What to do if I have extreme headache, fever, sore throat, body aches?

Can't diagnose you: Could be a viral or a bacterial infection. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
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I had a fever yesterday of about 103. I have a sore throat, an awful headache and my whole body aches. What could the problem be?

Dr. Robert Uyeda
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I had a fever yesterday of about 103. I have a sore throat, an awful headache and my whole body aches. What could the problem be?

Could be: strep throat, or any number of infections, some of them potentially serious. Fever of 103 is pretty high, so you should see a doctor for accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
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Once or twice a year I have a sudden fever, headaches, slight chill, small fever, body aches for 36 hours no sore throat or gastro issues. What is it?

Dr. Victor Bonuel
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Once or twice a year I have a sudden fever, headaches, slight chill, small fever, body aches for 36 hours no sore throat or gastro issues. What is it?

It could just be : From a common viral infection which affects most of us when our immune system is impaired. Take care! ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Gasseling
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I have severe headache, fever, sore throat, body aches?

Dr. Philip Gasseling
Board Certified, Pediatrics
43 years in practice
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Flu: Probably viral infection. Diffuse systoms with fever and body aches treat initially with fluids and tylenol, get exam if worsens. ...Read more

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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more


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Throat Pain (Definition)

Throat pain is any tenderness or discomfort in the throat. This may be caused by bacterial or viral infections, or any kind of damage to the ...Read more


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