Chills, Fever, Joint Aches And Muscle Weakness

Reviewed on 4/18/2022

Fever, chills, joint aches, and weakness are all fairly nonspecific symptoms that can accompany a number of different conditions, including illnesses such as gastroenteritis or viral sore throat. Bacterial infections such as tuberculosis or localized infections such as abscesses may also produce these symptoms. It is important to seek the advice of a health care provider if you have symptoms of an active infection so that you can receive prompt treatment.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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