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Symptoms Diarrhea Fever Headache Chills
What was I sick with? 2 weeks. Ago I got sick I had a fever headache diarreah chills for 5 days. On the 6th day I felt better but I have had soft cough
Flu symptoms: Symptoms of the flu. Glad you are better. ...Read more
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Yesterday I had the stomach flu with loose stools and vomiting, no fever! Today I have a sore neck and headache, is this normal? What should I do?
Sudden headache, then chills and feeling cold followed by a fever of 102. I did not have any other symptoms, this lasted one day. What could it be?
24 hr virus?: Most fevers are accompanied by headache.There are thousands of viruses. Most 24 hr viruses usually have fever as well a vomiting and diarrhea. Influenza is serious virus usually causes more severe and extended symptoms. Whatever it was it sounds self limited. If recurs should seek input by your physician, . ...Read more
My husband and I are alternating symptoms of headaches nausea body chills with no fever. What could be causing it? Common cold?
Viral illness: Likely a non-specific viral illness which is self limited ...Read more
At what point should I take my fiance to the ER if he thinks he has valley fever with all symptoms swaets fever chills headache and sore body?
My son is five and a half years old for the last 4 days or so he had cold like symptoms runny nose congestion cough then on Friday he still had the cold like symptoms but now accompanied by fever of 101. 3 with chills as well as a sudden headache Saturday
Sinusitis.: All those symptoms could be consistent with a sinus infection. Antibiotics might be necessary. ...Read more
I keep having flu like symptoms for about 5 hours then it goes away? I have body aches, chills, headache, fever, sick to my stomache. Goes away?
Flu like symptoms: There are other diseases that can present as flu like symptoms, go see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
This happened 5-6 times in last 2 yrs - sudden onset of high fever (101-103) with chills/headache/body ache, fever broke on day 2, resume normal on day 3, no other symptoms. It appears self-limiting but happens more often. I cannot find a trigger or cyc
Flu like symptoms chills, major fatigue, headache coughing congestion no fever. Flu test was negative but feels like the flu?
Flu: The test Is not. 100% accurate. I would treat it as flu. Take 2 extra strength Tylinol every 4 hours, Push fluids and rest. The symptoms should gradually disappear but if not see physician again ...Read more
What is it when your symptoms are chills, back pains, and a headache and fever? I only took 2 aleves, (naproxen) it went away and now its come back
Hello.: Hello. I can't diagnose your symptoms. This complex of symptoms could result from a number of conditions. If you have burning with urination, have urgency or need to urinate often, this could represent pyleonephritis. You could have influenza or another viral infection. If you have urinary symptoms you need to seek medical care asap. If you have more generalized symptoms, rest, hydrate well and you can continue to use non-steroidal inflammatory medication to help keep your fever down. It is often the fever that causes musculoskeletal pain. As always, if you get worse, seek medical care. ...Read more
My symptoms are: fever, aches, chills, shaking, lethargy, disorientation, an sometimes headache. It happens a few times a month for a few days. Help?
Get checked out: The symptoms you describe could result from a host of medical problems including bacterial, viral, metabolic et. C. The best way to determine the cause will be to have you fully evaluated by a doctor, preferably your pcp. ...Read more
I treated for malaria and typhoid and am feeling better than before. No more headaches or fever. The only symptom left now is chills on my legs alone?
Malaria/typhoid: If you are feeling better after treatment, and back to your normal routine, I don't think you need to worry about chills on your legs alone. It will eventually go away. But if they become swollen or becomes painful, you may want to see a doctor as it maybe signs of something else, like blood clot. ...Read more
How high should a fever get before you go to the doctor? (Throwing up, headache, chills, body aches, and cough are other symptoms)
My husband has been sick for 4 days now symptoms are excessively sweating day and night loss of appetite chills with no fever headache and body aches.
Febrile illness: As long as he is staying the same or getting better, you could give it a few more days of watching him at home. If he seems to be getting worse in any way, however, I would take him to his doctor or to an urgent care center. In the meantime, plenty of fluids. You could use Tylenol or ibuprofen for fevers. Be sure to follow the directions on the box. If he worsens, see his doctor ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more
What will oral std symptoms be? Fever, chills, cough, lack of taste, stuffy/runny nose, headache?
Swabs: Symptoms of an oral STD can be the same as from infections by an non STD bug. A swab needs to be done to tell the difference. ...Read more
Are a fever, severe headache, leg and ankle joint pain, chills, tiredness common symptoms of the flu?
Yes, all of that: The most common symptoms of influenza a are fever, sore throat and cough, but most people just feel awful and might be best described as feeling like they've been run over by a truck, or maybe they'd have preferred that to the way they feel. Get medical attention soon, because you can take antivirals within 48 hous that can shorten the duration illness and reduce the risk of complications. ...Read more
Hello my symptoms are mild sore throat body ache and chills headache and both ears hurt but no fever? What should I be taking?
Time to rest: This sounds like a viral syndrome. Motrin and Tylenol (acetaminophen) can help with chills and aches. Zinc lozenges or sprays help shorten the length of the symptoms. Warm fluids soothe the throat. Extra Vit C (1000 mg twice a day) will also decrease the length of time you'll have symptoms. Rest and sleep extra to give your body a chance to fight off the virus. ...Read more
Symptoms are feeling cold with no fever, body aches, headache. No coughing or runny nose. What could this b? Anything I can do, big event tomorrow?
I have symptoms that include: Vomiting, diarrhoea, sensitivity to light, headaches, fatigue, fever. Should I see a doctor?
Yes: Please seek out help. Many conditions can have those symptoms you describe and you would be best served by a full evaluation. The earlier the better. Best of health to you ...Read more
For a 57+ yr female can nose pain, sneezing, cough, feeling cold, headache & mild fever (all for 2 days) indicate any post cardiac problem symptom?
This depends on what: You mean by post cardiac. Did the patient have cardiac surgery? Myocardial infarction? cardiac infections? Arrhythmia treatments. If you are concerned it would be best to have the patient evaluated by her health care providers rather than relying on the internet where we have limited information and no ability to examine the patient. ...Read more
4xday diarhea, fever, headache -food poisoning, IBS or colon cancer? I was diagnosed with IBS and had all of the symptoms yesterday. Feeling good today
What's the question?: If you stay feeling better than this was some transient illness from which you have recovered. If not, then you may well have ibs, but not having access to your medical records and not having examined you makes it impossible to diagnose. Ibs may have intermittent symptomatic expression. ...Read more
I have a stomach virus. Symptoms include diarhea, headache, fever, now severe heartburn. Been drinking gatorade and eating saltines. Is this normal?
Can be.: Your salt intake may be to high and be pulling water into your digestive tract! ...Read more
Left foot has splotchy discoloration (red-purple) between his middle toes. Also having flu-like symptoms (body aches/chills/headache/stomachache). Ty!
Need go to ER: You need to be seen by a doctor immediately to make sure that you don't have a spreading infection with cellulitus. ...Read more
Fever: Well this is somewhat difficult as there are many possibilities. Given your age I would consider a viral illness such as the flu but many viruses can cause your symptoms. Since you are a female, also would consider urinary infection. If you have burning when you pee see a doctor. Hope you feel better! ...Read more
There was a recall on chips I ate that contaminate salmonella about a week ago and sense then I have felt horibul. Headache chills fever dizziness?
Needs to be checked: You ate contamionated chips and you say these were contaminated with salmonella. You needs to be checked asap to get examined and get cultures done and appropriate treatment asap. It may be salmonella Typhi which causes Typhoid Fever or a different salmonella infection ...Read more
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