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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more


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What causes body aches and pain, chillsno fever?

What causes body aches and pain, chillsno fever?

Viral infection: A virus can cause all of your symptoms described above. So can other causes but if this is simply a new onset complaint then it is likely a viral infection. Worst case scenario is to see your doctor for an influenza swab although we are technically out of the season. ...Read more

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Throat pain, itching with cough and headache, fever and body ache?

Throat pain, itching with cough and headache, fever and body ache?

Viral syndrome: This is likely a upper respiratory viral infection in evolution. Sore throat (pharyngitis) with fever, followed by cough and other flu like symptoms. Best treatment is rest, plenty of fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for aches and fever. A decongestant and cough suppressant may be helpful when these symptoms arise. Throat lozenges can help with the sore throat. If no better in 3-5 days, see MD. ...Read more

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Fever, body aches, vomiting and chills. Could this be the flu?

Fever, body aches, vomiting and chills. Could this be the flu?

Yes, could be flu: This symptoms- fever, body ache , vomiting , chills- could be due to viral infection like flu (influenza). However, also could be due to bacterial infection. Viral infection usually cause body ache and more specific to viral infection. ...Read more

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Could influenza cause chills and extreme body aches without any cold symptoms?

Could influenza cause chills and extreme body aches without any cold symptoms?

It is possible: Every patient responds to viral infections a bit differently. Most patients get typical symptoms of cough, runny nose and sore throat along with chills or body aches. Alternatively, your symptoms above may progress to a typical influenza presentation. Give your body rest and be sure to wash your hands :) ...Read more

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I have chills, body aches and bloating. No fever or nauseau?

Cannot diagnose: These symptoms could occur in any of dozens of illnesses. Very non-specific and likely to be self-limiting. Suggest that if you really feel badly you see your pcp and get examined. Hope you are better soon. Best. ...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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High fever delirious body ache loss of appetite today sore throat and swollen neck?

High fever delirious body ache loss of appetite today sore throat and swollen neck?

Seek help: Recommend going to ER. Could be serious infection in the throat and there is potential for rapid spread and serious complications. ...Read more

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Have back pain and body aches head ache?

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Generic: Those are very generic symptoms, and you didn't specify how long they've been going on. This could range from the flu to anything else. ...Read more

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Diarrhoea, headache, muscle ache, lethargy and chills but no fever. What's going on?

Diarrhoea, headache, muscle ache, lethargy and chills but no fever. What's going on?

Viral illness: These symptoms are compatible with a viral infection, but are so non-specific that they can be due to many things. If this keeps up more than a day or two or you are getting worse please see your doctor and get evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Flu or cold? Symptoms were: Sudden chills, very slight temp, body aches, congested nose, headache, exhaustion, diarrea, stomach ache. And what to do?

Flu or cold? Symptoms were: Sudden chills, very slight temp, body aches, congested nose, headache, exhaustion, diarrea, stomach ache. And what to do?

Systemic viral: Your symptoms have the features of a systemic viral illness. We tend to call this "the flu" though it may well be caused by another virus besides the influenza virus. So isolate yourself, wash your hands frequently, take plenty fluids while eating well, and get plenty rest. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can the flu/gastro cause svere body aches and bad pounding headache?

Yes: Any viral illness has the potential to cause bodily aches and pounding headache when there is an associated fever. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Giannini
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Body Aches (Definition)

Generalized soreness/ ...Read more


Dr. Richard Levin
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Aches (Definition)

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