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What could be the reason to have sudden severe headache, nausea with knee pain ?

Hi, I m a 37 year old woman, measuring 5 4, weighting 163 lb. I was dignosed with hypothyroidism 2 mths ago. I started having a severe frontal headache (around temples too) yesterday early morning (5 am) and pain and weakness in the knees, then nausea started a few hours later. Today I woke up with more symptoms, sore throat , brown discharge, I still have a headache, although not as severe as yesterday, and nausea. What could it be? Thanks.
Wed, 8 Jun 2011
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Yes, This also happened to me i was feverish, am under active thyroid currently taking thyroxine 50mg - I have been told that I am on too high a dosage and should reduce. I experienced brownish discharge the following day and am feeling periody, though my period ended 10 days ago. I am 38 and normal weight, etc..
General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.All this together suggest some infection.Mostly upper respiratory infection.Take proper rest,light diet,analgesic for pain and fever.Avoid cold drinks,junk food etc.This should be fine in a day.If not seek medical help from doctor.bye.
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