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4,309 Possible Causes for High Fever

  • Influenza

    Moderate to high fever Dry cough Headache Sore throat Chills Runny nose Loss of appetite Muscle aches Tiredness Many conditions — such as a common cold, diarrhea, and vomiting[my.clevelandclinic.org] […] or aches In some cases your healthcare provider may prescribe medication, especially if you are: at high risk for flu-related complications very sick with severe symptoms[canada.ca] Infected individuals usually experience a rapid onset of flu symptoms which typically include: muscle aches, high fever, head ache, chills, fatigue, dry cough and runny/stuffy[3dscience.com]

  • Meningitis

    PATIENT CONCERNS: An infant presented to our hospital with high fever and irritability, as well as refusal to walk.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You should get medical care right away if you have A sudden high fever A severe headache A stiff neck Nausea or vomiting Early treatment can help prevent serious problems,[medlineplus.gov] Read the Taking Care of Your Child's Fever article Stiff neck that sometimes makes it hard to touch your chin to your chest Headache , which can be severe High fever Confusion[webmd.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Abstract XSQJ bag tea was used to treat 239 cases of high fever caused by viral upper respiratory infection, widely spreading in summer and autumn.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You should see a doctor if you have a high fever or if the pain in your face and teeth gets worse. The same goes if your symptoms last longer than a week.[wilx.com] Similar symptoms may be caused by influenza virus infection (also called “the flu”), but this usually causes more severe symptoms such as high fever, malaise, and aching muscles[care.american-rhinologic.org]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    When a test dose (10 mg) of procarbazine was given, she developed a high fever with severe nausea and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It presents with high fever, tachycardia, sweating, and labile blood pressure.[symptoma.com] The previous case report from the Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine described a 16-year old boy hospitalized with liver dysfunction, high fever, and abdominal[hhv-6foundation.org]

  • Pharyngitis

    BACKGROUND: PFAPA syndrome is a chronic disease that is characterized by recurrent episodes of high fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and cervical adenitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Most of these children have undergone workup(s) for sepsis performed by their pediatricians because of the associated high fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] fever and refusal to eat.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    After the first adjuvant chemotherapy, the patient presented the obvious high fever, severely diarrhea and progressive decline of the white blood cell count.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In babies, the most common signs include fever, irritability, vomiting and diarrhea, poor feeding, and failure to gain weight, but most babies will just have a high fever[childrenshospitaloakland.org] With this type of UTI, a person often has back pain, high fever and vomiting. They may need to be treated in the emergency room with intravenous antibiotics.[sxu.edu]

  • Insect Bite

    This can include recurring high fever, vomiting, chills and diarrhea.[care2.com] Chikungunya virus , which has been spreading through the Caribbean, causes high fevers, fatigue and severe, oftentimes debilitating joint pain .[cbsnews.com] Other symptoms may include a red/purple blister, rash, muscle pain, difficulty breathing, headache, fever, high blood pressure, nausea and vomiting.[firstderm.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Some patients present with high fever, more so if the infection is bacterial like salmonellosis, or shigellosis.[newtimes.co.rw] It has been suggested that high fever is generally caused by bacteria, while mild fever indicates viral gastroenteritis.[symptoma.com] Antimotility drugs should be avoided if there is blood and/or mucus in the stools, or high fever.[patient.info]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    If you have pneumonia, you are more likely to have a high fever and chills, feel sicker, or be more short of breath.[medlineplus.gov] Call your provider if you: Have a cough on most days, or have a cough that keeps returning Are coughing up blood Have a high fever or shaking chills Have a low-grade fever[medlineplus.gov]

  • Sinusitis

    […] than seven days Your symptoms don't improve after you see your doctor See a doctor immediately if you have any of the following, which could indicate a serious infection: High[mayoclinic.com] A high fever in a child or an adult with sinusitis symptoms warrants a visit to the doctor. Reviewed by: Tina M. St. John, M.D.[livestrong.com] Call if any of these occur: Vision changes Severe or intense facial pain or pressure High fever Neck stiffness Shortness of breath Swelling or redness around one or both eyes[urmc.rochester.edu]

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