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How long does fatigue last after flu

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 25 years experience
See below: Varies from person to person depending on their health status, age, severity of the illness, etc.
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Weeks: Sometimes the infection itself can last for up to 5 weeks. Fatigue, after the infection has resolved, can take up to 1-2 additional weeks to go away. ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Flu: The major symptoms of the flu usually last for about 2 to 5 days. But you may don’t be surprised if it takes a week or more to get back up to speed.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bonnie Bock
Infectious Disease 47 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Please be patient: Hard to say - may require another 2-4 weeks to return to "100%" with noticeable improvement each week. A condition known as post viral fatigue, where ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
First symptoms: Usually these are the first symptoms of flu.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Now: Other illnesses may complicate flu including pneumonia.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
OneFlewOverYourNest: Who cares!You're all better, right?And if that was the flu, then it flew over your cuckoos's nest faster than a...a cuckoo!But some viruses can do tha... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes, if you have: Developed a secondary sinus infection that is probably why you feel fatigued and ill now.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Froude
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
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
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Premenstrual Dyspho: I understand your distress, feeling overwhelmed and frustration. These symptoms are likely due to Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD). Fainting may... Read More