Malaise: Symptoms

What other symptoms might occur with malaise?

Malaise may accompany other symptoms that vary depending on the underlying disease, disorder or condition. Malaise that is related to a physical disorder may differ from malaise that is related to an emotional or psychological condition in terms of the symptoms it causes.

Physical symptoms that may occur along with malaise

Malaise may accompany other symptoms affecting the body including:

  • Abdominal pain or cramping
  • Enlarged lymph nodes
  • Fever and chills
  • Flu-like symptoms (fatigue, fever, sore throat, headache, cough, aches, and pains)
  • Joint pains
  • Missed or irregular menstrual periods
  • Muscle aches
  • Severe fatigue
  • Unexplained weight loss

Other symptoms that may occur along with malaise

Malaise may accompany symptoms related to an emotional or psychological disturbance including:

  • Anxiety
  • Changes in mood, personality or behavior
  • Depression
  • Difficulty with memory, thinking, talking, comprehension, writing or reading
  • Fatigue
  • Irritability and mood changes
  • Lack of energy
  • Lethargy

Serious symptoms that might indicate a life-threatening condition

In some cases, malaise may be a symptom of a life-threatening condition that should be immediately evaluated in an emergency setting. Seek immediate medical care (call 911) if you, or someone you are with, have any of these life-threatening symptoms including:

  • Chest pain or pressure
  • Difficulty breathing
  • High fever (higher than 101 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • Inability to eat or drink
  • Paralysis
  • Severe abdominal pain or cramping

What is malaise?


Malaise is a general feeling of being unwell, either emotionally or physically, or a combination of the two. Almost any medical or emotional condition can bring on feelings of malaise…. Read More About Malaiseintroduction


What causes malaise?

Malaise can result from a wide variety of physical and emotional disturbances…. Read More About Malaisecauses