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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

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more