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What would cause a fever and an extreme headache?

What would cause a fever and an extreme headache?

Infection: There are several types of infections that could cause a fever and severe headache. They would include influenza, strep throat and possible sinus infections. With those symptoms, it is best to check with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

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


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Why does headache cause fever?

Why does headache cause fever?

It does not: The fever may be a response to a certain pathogen that also causes headaches. The headache itself is a symptom, and fever can be another component symptom. ...Read more

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What could cause headache and fever?

What could cause headache and fever?

Headche and fever: Most importantly that meningitis needs to be ruled out, then sinusitis or any fever cause may be associated with headache. ...Read more

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Does gout cause a fever or headaches?

Does gout cause a fever or headaches?

Possibly: While not all cases of gout cause fever and headaches, it is seen in some patients. This is especially important to note as the "gout" attack may not be gout at all and possibly a infected arthritis or septic (infected) joint. These require medical attention. A headache with gout is generally not associated unless fever is involved. ...Read more

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What could cause a recurring fever / headache every few weeks?

What could cause a recurring fever / headache every few weeks?

Fever recurring: Unexplained recurring fever should always be investigated to rule out significant disease. Call your doctor to report this. ...Read more

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What's the cause of persistent headache and fever?

What's the cause of  persistent headache and fever?

Best advice: Is to get yourself a comprehensive exam by your physician.There are many causes of that nature. Might be just a simple case of strep, sinus infection , allergy etc but you certainly don't want to miss out something more serious that can be treated at an earlier stage and save your life.Don't be feeling sorry for yourself if it is something devastating! please have yourself checked out ...Read more

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What causes excessive sweat headache and fever for months?

What causes excessive sweat headache and fever for months?

Start looking for: "low grade" infections (eg: Tuberculosis, Fungal infections, etc and common inflammatory diseases esp with headache TEMPORAL ARTERITIS associated with polyarthralgia rheumatica.... In short See your Primary Care Provider ASAP! Good luck..hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What to do if taking creatine cause vomiting, headaches and fevers?

What to do if taking creatine cause vomiting, headaches and fevers?

Stop it!: Supplements are not regulated and if you dont know how to take them or are under a professional's care, you are doing more harm than good. ...Read more

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My symptoms - low fever - headache - extreme tiredness -what is it?

My symptoms - low fever - headache - extreme tiredness -what is it?

Infection?: Need more information, but infections, especially viral infections can lead to those three symptoms. Any symptoms like upper respiratory infection, cough, sputum, abdominal pain, sick contacts? ...Read more

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I felt pain on my chest, headache and fever in afternoon. What cause for this?

I felt pain on my chest, headache and fever in afternoon. What cause for this?

Many: Your symptoms are extremely non specific. If the chest pain continues or worsens see a doctor immediately, especially if associated with difficulty breathing. You need to be sure you're not having a heart attack or something similar. If your heart is ok (which hopefully it will remain for a long time!), then there are many things that could cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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My son, 8 yrs old suffering from headache since last tues but this time follow .By fever. Any idea what is the cause. Tq.

Infection: Could have been allergies but they do not cause fever, despite the misnomer of "hayfever." could be a viral or bacterial ear or sinus infection. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I had fever with chills for 2 days. Now its gone but this severe back headache is bothering me. What could be the cause of this? And what's the cure?

I had fever with chills for 2 days. Now its gone but this severe back headache is bothering me. What could be the cause of this? And what's the cure?

Back spasms: Keep an eye on your temperature and if nothing else is changing do back and leg stretching exercises deconditioning is common after short illness, if other signs or symptoms come - see your doctor. ...Read more

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If i had toothache, fever, headache and numbness around the lips, what might had cause it?

If i had toothache, fever, headache and numbness around the lips, what might had cause it?

Infection: Based on the limited information, this is most likely an infected lower premolar tooth. If there is an abscess, it can put pressure on the nerve that supplies the lower lip on the affected side. If it is all the lips, it could be a viral outbreak or something else. Either way, it would be wise to see an endodontist or skilled dentist. ...Read more

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What could cause fever, headache, backache, nausea, and fatigue?

Viral infection: Most likely sounds like viral infection. If you haven't been exposed to anyone with similar symptoms and especially do not improve in 24 hours get checked out for flu. ...Read more

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What are the causes of vomiting , fever, headaches and stomach aches?

Probably viral: It is usually related to a viral infection. If the symptoms persist, you should seek a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What are a headache caused from. In the back of the head, no fever.

What are a headache caused from. In the back of the head, no fever.

Many possibilities: One of the most common causes of headache in the occipital area (back of head) is tension, with muscles taut in neck pulling on muscles in back of head, but this often then extends to the lateral areas above the ears and then to the frontal area. There are many causes for headaches and if this becomes severe, frequent or persistent it would be a good idea to see a doctor and be evaluated. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

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