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Chills and Fever by Moshura's Sister Patient Expert Posted Fri 19 Mar 2010 12:00am It's been very busy since this morning one thing after another. The culture tests were taken since Tuesday. These test are blood taken to lab and they have cultures grown to determine what type of infection it could be running in the blood. These test came back today all clear of any blood infection. The chills are very aggressive followed by ... Read on »
The Chills and Fever after Chemo by Daria Posted Mon 09 Aug 2010 12:00am Shortly after breakfast I started feeling a bit off and got the chills. So I went to bed and asked D to throw another comforter on top of me. After a couple of hours, I thought … this doesn’t seem to be working so I got up. I decided to check my temperature … sure enough, it was up at 37.5°C. Had chemo last Friday and the Onc said… if my te ... Read on »
Fever, Chills and Body Aches, OH MY! by Suzanne Posted Fri 14 Aug 2009 6:48pm I must be really sick because I didn't wake up until 11 AM this morning... Honestly though, I feel like sleeping the entire day away (and I still might). I woke up at 2:30 with a bad fever and killer body aches. I took some medicine, drank some water and put a cool washcloth on my face. About an hour later, my fever finally broke and I was able ... Read on »
Health Headlines - December 20 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm NIH Project Examines Impact of Microbes on Human Health A large research project to explore the role of bacteria, fungi and other microbes in human health and disease was announced Wednesday by the U.S. National Institutes of Health. Over the next five years, the Human Microbiome Project will award a total of $115 million to researchers. ... Read on »
Managing a Herx Reaction by Sue J. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 28 Oct 2011 4:33pm Well, it's a real kick in the pants when you are struggling with a disabling illness and then its treatment makes you even sicker, but that's what many people with Lyme disease have to deal with, as well as some people with ME/CFS being treated with anti-virals.  It's called a Herx reaction, and, as we have seen recently with our son, it can be c ... Read on »
PETS, THE FLU, AND YOU by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 02 Dec 2012 12:00am Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is an infectious disease of birds and mammals caused by a virus of the family Orthomyxoviridae, the influenza viruses. The most common symptoms in humans are chills, fever, sore throat, muscle pains, headache (often severe), coughing, weakness/fatigue, and general discomfort...from: http://en. ... Read on »
HIP DYSPLASIA IN DOGS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:12pm Wow, what an Independence Day celebration! Desperado and Helpful Buckeye had a little bit of everything for our 4th of July sampler. First, we took a long walk through our neighborhood, enjoying all of the American flags and bunting being displayed. Then, we were treated to one of nature's special thunder and lightning shows during the afternoon.. ... Read on »
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm In primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), the bile ducts inside and outside the liver become inflamed and scarred. As the scarring increases, the ducts become blocked. The ducts are important because they carry bile out of the liver. Bile is a liquid that helps break down fat in food. If the ducts are blocked, bile builds up in the liver and ... Read on »
New Cancer Treatments: Hype or Hope? by Dr. Muriel G. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 22 Apr 2011 9:29am If you are a man, you have a 1 in 6 chance of developing prostate cancer during your lifetime. The good news is that most men will die with prostate cancer, not of prostate cancer. The bad news is that some men will succumb to a virulent form of prostate cancer: even with surgery and/or radiation therapy, tens of thousands will develop metastatic ... Read on »
How to Lower Your Chances of Getting the Flu by Kavit H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 26 Jan 2012 10:33am Each year, approximately 5 to 20 percent of the worldwide population contracts influenza – a potentially serious virus that causes fever, chills, sore throat, coughing, congestion and muscle aches. In most individuals, the disease causes mild to severe discomfort for about a week, while in others, the disease can cause hospitalization or ... Read on »