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Viral Fever With Joint Pain
Uncertain get workup: Can not be certain from your description. Fever can be related to a variety of types of arthritis and can be associated with respiratory complaints. Don't have enough other data to advise you but fever and arthritis can be related to infection such as viral, bacteria, fungus; or related to inflammatory febrile non-infectious conditions such as connective tissue diseases and vascultis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Autoimmune or Lyme : Various issues like rheumatologic diseases, thyroid or infectious like lyme- get evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Immune response: Rheumatic fever, a streptococcal infection causes the body to be "tricked" into producing an immune response to the body, in other words there is a cross reactivity of immune defenses whereby the cells responsible for immunity start to attack the body itself, and in this case major joints that result in what we call arthritis. It is nothing to take lightly and must be fought with antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
52 y.o with 6 days of fever, malaise, myalgia, anorexia, but no cough or URI symptoms. Headache, no neck stiffness. Mottled, flat, global erythema.??
Swollen nodes can: Be painful. Sxs of strep throat can include: pain of throat; large, red tonsils w white exudates; small red dots on roof of mouth; swollen lymph nodes on neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue or rash. Complications :infection of middle ear, sinuses, tonsils, skin, blood as well as scarlet fever, inflammation of kidney (glomerulonephritis) ; eventually rheumatic fever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
100-102F fever for 2-3 days
headache, earache & sore throat
Call doctor or treat fever/pain with NSAIDs, rest, fluids?
Not often if treared: Strep infection may lead to other inflammatory illnesses, including: scarlet fever, an illness characterized by a rash inflammation of the kidney (poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis) rheumatic fever, a serious condition that can affect the heart, joints, nervous system and skin the risk of developing severe complications from strep throat is low in the United States. ...Read more
Several: This is difficult to answer because so many conditions may cause similar symptoms, including viruses. I would suggest a consultation with a rheumatologist if the problem persists. ...Read more
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. No recent fever but has had unexplained low grade fevers in past .swelling and joint pain. Inflammation in blood work.
Diarrhea, sore throat, congestion, cough, high fever which is now a low grade fever with sweating, headache. Flu or upper respitory tract infection?
Pain and puss coming out of LEFT tonsil, and pressure to LEFT ear. no fever, chills, body aches or any other symptoms. Pain is reduced with NSAIDs.
Joint stiffness: These symptoms are common with infections/ inflammation. Viral/ bacterial/rickettsial/ parasites can cause these symptoms. Viral illnesses are the most common etiology. Other causes may include rheumatological causes/auto-immune diseases, inflammation following infections but are less common. ...Read more
Can chronic salmonella typhoid cause migratory joint pain? I never had acute illness. Joint and muscle pain comes and goes and is migratory.
Migratory joint pain: Studies show that a migratory polyarthritis has a panoply of causes. A careful history and physical exam are indicated promptly. Typhoid fever could cause a reactive arthritis but several questions need to be asked over a series of visits and lab tests to determine your diagnosis. Several etiologies including vascular, infectious,inflammatory, autoimmune, metabolic, idiopathic, neoplastic, etc. ...Read more
Skin rash on back immediately followed by fatigue, muscle pain and weakness, joint pain, vision problems, throat pain. Rash resolved but others Persia?
Skin rash: Sounds like could be Lyme but need much more information. Ticks out there yet? i do not know what Persia refers to but we can figure that out when we do 2nd opinion. ...Read more
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