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What Viral Infection Causes Fever Chest Pain Pleurisy
Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
No and yes.: Muscle pain (mylagia) is common, true bone pain less so. Viral infections are the most common causes of pleurisy or inflammation of the lining of the lungs, which causes sharp chest pain which is aggravated by deep breathing and coughing. Patients often notice shortness of breath, in part due to their shallow breathing to minimize chest pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What bactirial infection can cause very high fever, vomiting, breathing problems, chest pains, severe muscle & joint pain, diahydration, disoriantation, ?
Many: The symptoms you describe are very common to different infections, bacterial and viral.Proper evaluation with lab work is necessary to identify the infectios agent. ...Read more
All symptoms of pneumonia except fever. Could it still be pneumonia? Chest pain, bad cough, trouble catching breath, slight wheezing, etc.
Chronic cough, fatigue, chest pain, chonic muscle pain, ...What possible conditions are associated with these symptoms?
Consult a physician: Need more detailed history and work up to diagnose the conditions associated with these symptoms. Many connective tissue disorder and lung conditions can cause these symptoms. More info like duration of symptoms., , history of recent travel, exposure to any chemicals and medication history will be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
YesPresumedMostFreq.: Pleurisy, inflammation of the thin, delicate lining inside the chest, visceral portion covering/outside layer of the lungs, parietal layer lining the inside of the chest wall, both layers oozing small amounts of clear salt water filtered from blood capillaries & serving as lubricant, is presumed commonly from viral infections, however, as a body response, could be triggered by any no of triggers. ...Read more
Flu-like illness: Your symptoms fit a flu-like illness or real influenza by itself especially if accompanied by fever. Have you visited a 4h fair or anilmal fairs with swine recently? Recent cdc reports show influenza caused by swine flu h3n2 which is less severe than the regular swine flu. In any event, have yourself tested for influenza by your doctor. ...Read more
How will a doctor differentiate viral respiratory infection from bacterial infection? Signs are fever cough congestion, no sore throat - 4 days.
Usually easy: Normal w/ viral uri's to have a temp up to 72 hrs. If u have sore throat it's very unlikely to be strep when u also have cough/congestion (not always the case with kids). Flu is peaking now (in us) classic symptoms are high temp congestion, body aches, +\-sore throat or cough. If u r feeling unusually ill or measured temp exceeds 3 days u should be seen (sooner if u have chronic health cond. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been having a bad cough producing mucus and sever chest discomfort/ pain. No fever. Runny nose. Could it be acute bronchitis?
Yes: It sounds like you have viral bronchitis. Most cases of bronchitis are caused by respiratory viruses that do not respond to antibiotics. More severe and prolonged cases are usually bacterial bronchitis caused by strep. Pneumoniae, hemophilus sp. And moraxella sp. These are usually treated with zithromax, ceftin, (cefuroxime) vantin, Augmentin or levoquin. ...Read more
Diarrhea, sore throat, congestion, cough, high fever which is now a low grade fever with sweating, headache. Flu or upper respitory tract infection?
Wheezing cough that causes vomiting, constant chest pain, severe headache, fatigue, 99.5-100.5 fever, flushed face, sore throat, green mucus. ideas?
GetChecked/Treated: From the symptoms you describe,fever,chest pain,headache,sore throat and green mucus .It seems you have a respiratory Infection.It could be a Bacterial infection as you have green mucus.Get it checked by your Doctor as you may need Antibiotics if doctor feels you need after your examination ...Read more
Yes: When the lungs are inflammed there are associated signs/symptoms of shortness of breath, cough, wheezing. It can also be due to your heart if there is decreased blood flow, irregular rhythms, valve problems. Please speak with your physician for a better diagnosis; they need to see and listen to you. They may send you for further testing if appropriate. ...Read more
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