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What Can I Give My 13 Teen Year Old Sore Throat Headache
Treat symptoms: Nsaids (advil) or tylenol (acetaminophen) for headache and fever (if present), chloroseptic for the throat pain. Warm salt water & listerine gargle also soothes sore throat. (s)he also needs to see the doc to be tested for group a strep, which causes "strep throat." if present, it needs to be treated promptly to prevent rheumatic fever, a rare but serious complication of untreated strep throat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Sore throat, fever, headache, freezing cold and tired. These are all symptoms my 12 year old daughter is having. Stared this morning. What could it be?
My 3 1/2 year old has strep throat & is now on amoxicillin (day #2). Now I have a bad headache, fever & a sore throat. Is this strep throat now?
Could be: The family transfer rate runs ~1/4 at this time of the yr. Less likely >24hr of meds but you both may have been exposed to the same source or he could pass it to you before rx. A quick strep test with a culture if that is negative ( few false neg tests occur) will let u know.Great handwashing & lack of oral contact keeps transfer rate down, a difficult thing in families. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
20 year old female, very tired (may be due to endep) sore throat, headache, weird cloudy feeling in head. anxiety it's meningitis making me feel worse?
Probably not: Meningitis usually causes fever, extremely severe headache (the kind that gets you to the emergency room), and vomiting. Your description doesn't sound like meningitis. Sounds more like a typical virus, compounded by anxiety. If not not improving after 3-5 days, or if worried, see a doctor for an exam. ...Read more
My six year old has a sore throat headache vomiting and on off high temperature, at its highest 39.4 her eyes are sensitive to light a little not muc?
Infection: Please take her to the pediatrician to be evaluated. ...Read more
12 year old, puking, nauseated , loss of appetite , no fever but rising temp, tested negative to strep headache, also sore throat , what could this be?
Nausea: You could be incubating a viral illness. ...Read more
12 year old, puking, nauseated , loss of appetite , no fever, tested negative to strep, also has accasional headache, also a sore throat what could this be?
Viral illness: This could be one of a number of viral illnesses. The number one that comes to mind at your child's age is mono. A blood test could be done to rule this in or out. Many of these viruses that cause a similar constellation of symptoms are self-limiting - this means your body will clear them up on its own, and child should get plenty of rest, fluids and good diet. Get her further checked out. ...Read more
My 8 year old daughter has been suffering with a headache, fever, sore throat and swelling/pain at the roof of her mouth for two days. Flu?
Influenza: Symptoms of influenza can vary from case to case and other viruses produce a similar clinical picture. Must isolate virus or do serologic testing to prove presence of influenza. Your daughter should be seen by a pediatrician to be sure the painful swelling on her palate is nothing serious. Headache, fever and sore throat may be strep and she can be examined for this and treated if necessary. ...Read more
If a child (6year-old) has fiever (39°c), complains of a sore throat and a headache, do I give him some over-the counter meds, or does he need a doctor?
Hello I am 21 years old female. Since 3 days ago my vagina has been hurting and it seems red and it hurts a lot when I go pee. Also i have been having fevers, sore throat, back pains and headaches. What can i have? I haven't had sex for over 3 weeks and I
30 years old, have had 102 fever for 3 days with headaches, dizziness, soreness, mild sore throat. Got 2nd part of hep-b vaccine 6 hrs b4 I got sick.?
My 8 years old sister's wbc is 26000 and monocyte is 1.9. neutrophil is 22 it's normal range(2-8) she have sore throat,fever and headache. Leukemia?!
Not necessarily: although need to be thought of, however there's fever and infection (the sore throat) and may be extensive bacteremia, which can spike the neutrophil count. How is she doing otherwise? the whole clinical picture is important, the first step is to exclude other causes such as drugs, (eg steroids?), repeat the test. look carefully at other cell lines, good history and physical exam are important ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr. can check throat: Infections of the tonsils, throat, neck lymph nodes, or sinuses, can cause sore throat, and neck ache or headache. For some people, ear pressure or ear pain can also cause sore throat, and neck ache or headache. A primary care doctor can check to see if it is a routine problem such as strep throat, which needs antibiotics. For pain, there is Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Motrin, and other OTC cold medicines. ...Read more
See his doctor.: It sounds like he needs to be examined by his doctor. Even though he doesn't have fever, and this may be a viral illness, he should be seen to rule out strep or other treatable illness. Meanwhile you can give him ibuprofen or acetaminophen for the pain, if he has no medical contraindication to doing so. Also, make sure he is drinking fluids. ...Read more
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
Sore throat forehead headache like throbbing pain behind of my eyes tired these symptoms go away for 3-4 days and come back again almost a year ?
Does a rash, slight muscle aches, headache, and sore throat & stuffy nose mean I have HIV even if i tested neg.On 06/03 a year after unprotected sex?
6yr old temp.over 101 for 48 hrs. Complains of sore throat and headache and has rash coving mostly trunk of body ?
Could be many things: Poor baby! So sorry she is ill! Fever, sore throat, headache and truncal rash could be several things. She definitely needs to be seen today for evaluation, and rapid strep testing. She could have strep throat with scarlatina rash. She could have mononucleosis. She could have influenza A or B or other viral illness. What contacts has she had with illness? Definitely get the strep test! ...Read more
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