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I have vomitted twice have a temperature but i am shivering

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hi i have vomitted twice have a temperature but i am shivering and have a severe headache
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 2 years ago.
Hello from JustAnswer.

The most common cause of vomiting, fever, and headache of short duration would be a viral infection. Other infections could occur, but a viral infection is by far the most common.

The usual approach in this situation would be medicines for relief of symptoms. The paracetamol is fine for the headache. The best that can be done over the counter would be an antihistamine that is primarily marketed for motion sickness, such as meclizine or dimenhydrinate. There are some stronger medicine for nausea and vomiting that are available by prescription, so if symptoms are more severe or persistent, it may be necessary to be seen by your doctor.

If I can provide any further information, please let me know.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

thank you Dr Love for your diognosis

Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 2 years ago.
You are most welcome.