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2,665 Possible Causes for Chills, Headache, Loss of Appetite

  • Influenza

    Signs that influenza is getting worse include fever, shaking chills, and shortness of breath.[my.clevelandclinic.org] Some antiviral drugs may be used if needed along with painkillers to relieve headaches and muscle pain.[symptoma.com] Usually they include the sudden appearance of: fever cough muscle aches and pain Other common symptoms may include: headache chills fatigue (tiredness) loss of appetite sore[canada.ca]

  • Pneumonia

    The clinical symptoms of the patient were dry cough, chills, night sweats and high fevers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The initial symptoms of viral pneumonia are the same as influenza symptoms: fever, a dry cough, headache, muscle pain, and weakness.[lung.org] Early symptoms are similar to flu symptoms, which include: Fever Dry cough Headache Sore throat Loss of appetite Muscle pain Additional symptoms about a day later: High fever[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    The onset of illness can be abrupt, but often will appear gradually over several days, with chills, sweats and loss of appetite. How is it spread?[hnhu.org] Common symptoms include: fever swollen lymph glands in the neck, armpits and groin extreme fatigue sore throat, which can make swallowing difficult swollen spleen or liver headache[childrenshospital.org] The most common symptoms include excessive fatigue, headache, loss of appetite, sore throat, swelling of the tonsils, enlarged lymph nodes (swollen glands) in the neck, underarms[infoplease.com]

  • Pharyngitis

    In addition to a sore, dry, or scratchy throat , a cold or flu may cause: sneezing runny nose headache cough fatigue body aches chills fever (a low-grade fever with a cold[healthline.com] In patients from Turkey, symptom onset was at a younger age, fever attacks were of shorter duration, and pharyngitis was more frequent, whereas adenitis, headache, and nausea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Take paracetamol, ibuprofen or aspirin to ease any pain and other symptoms such as a headache. Do NOT give aspirin to children under 16.[medic8.com]

  • Tuberculosis

    […] the lungs typically include: • A bad cough lasting more than two weeks • Coughing up blood or sputum (phlegm from deep in the lungs) • Chest pain, fever, fatigue/weakness, chills[giantmicrobes.com] Tuberculous meningitis presents with headache, altered mental status, fever and sometimes coma.[symptoma.com] We report a case of a 56-year-old Sri Lankan Sinhalese man who presented with pyrexia of known origin with significant loss of weight and loss of appetite.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Chills iStock/George Clerk Patients with pneumonia often report teeth-chattering chills that cannot be remedied.[rd.com] Headache A headache is fairly uncommon with a cold. A headache is very common with the flu, present in 80% of flu cases. A headache is not unusual.[fauquierent.net] Decongestants are chemically related to adrenalin and can cause side-effects that include increased pulse, jitteriness, insomnia, and loss of appetite. • Pseudoephedrine ([studenthealth.ucsf.edu]

  • Otitis Media

    A previously healthy 77-year-old Japanese man presented with a 2-week history of daily fevers peaking at 38 C, chills, hearing loss, and almost 10 kg of unintentional weight[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient was a 55-year-old man who presented to our ENT clinic for evaluation of severe headaches and right-sided otorrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Loss of appetite: This may be most noticeable in young children, especially during bottle feedings.[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Meningitis

    Symptoms usually come on quickly, and may include: Fever and chills, especially in newborns and children Mental status changes Nausea and vomiting Sensitivity to light Severe[mountsinai.org] A 22-year-old man, diagnosed with chronic phase CML in 2011 and was in haematological and cytogenetic remission until July 2016, had acute onset headache and vomiting with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of appetite, refusing food (infants) Muscle, leg or joint pain Neck retraction with arching of the back (infants) Pale or blotchy skin Rash or spots that don’t fade with[meningitis.com.au]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    […] renal failure who was admitted to the urology clinic of a university hospital in Kirsehir, Turkey, with the complaints of urinary tract infection (UTI) including fever, chills[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She had fever, headache, vomiting, and right back pain. Urinary analysis showed leukocyturia, and urinary culture identified Klebsiella pneumoniae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of appetite Failure to gain weight Since these are generalized symptoms in most infants, the possibility of a urinary tract infection may be overlooked.[ucsfbenioffchildrens.org]

  • Typhus

    Other frequent symptoms were chills, malaise, myalgia, and anorexia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 19-year-old man had an unexplained fever, dizziness, headache, fatigue, and pain in the scrotum. An FDG PET/CT imaging was acquired to assess fever of unknown origin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] About 10 days after being bitten, an infected person experiences headache, loss of appetite, malaise , and a rapid rise in temperature with fever, chills, marked prostration[britannica.com]

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