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how long does fatigue associated with the flu last

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bonnie Bock
46 years experience Infectious Disease
Days to weeks: Fatigue aftrer influenza can last days to weeks. It depends on your general health, how il you were, and if you had any complcations such as sinus in ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, if you have: Developed a secondary sinus infection that is probably why you feel fatigued and ill now.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Schuster
Specializes in Pain Management
Do you get migraines: Sounds more like a prolonged migraine, or status migrainosus, and not the flu. Please call your pediatrician. Feel better!
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Now: Other illnesses may complicate flu including pneumonia.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Froude
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Flu is bad: Influenza this year and most years is a very nasty experience and it lasts five to ten days. Any infection may be followed by a period of convalescen ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: I probably would if I had a positive flu test, but not without.It slows down flu reproduction within the body but does not kill it like an antibiotic. ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Probably viral: This sounds like a viral upper respiratory infection. It is good that you are not having fevers. If you are treating your symptoms conservatively (res ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes that is common: Yes what your symptoms are is not that uncommon and it takes time to return to normal . Inflenza is a serious condition and can have complications, sy ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
May test strep, flu: Nose and throat symptoms can be from flu viruses, strep throat, allergies, etc., except that allergies usually don't cause a fever. Flu is ususally fe ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Missed period?: If you missed your period by 4-5 days, do pregnancy test. If the result is negative, repeat the test 4-5 days later. Use first morning urine and follo ... Read More

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