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how long does myalgia associated with the flu last
A 47-year-old member asked:
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it is not.
A female asked:
Specializes in Family Medicine
Blood Infection?: Your symptoms could still be the flu. Time will tell. If you don't improve after another week, see your doctor and get a CBC and two blood cultures. ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
36 years experience Family Medicine
Par for the course: This is to be expected. If it persists, see your doctor.
20 years experience Rheumatology
See your doctor: See your doctor if these symtoms do not improve soon. Rare, but flu can cause rhadomyolysis which affects the muscles and can be a serious condition.
A 46-year-old member asked:
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Flu: Symptoms can last from a few days to a few weeks with the severe symptoms last from 3 to 10 days.
A 33-year-old member asked:
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
A 22-year-old male asked:
27 years experience General Practice
Viral Illness: There is no right answer to this. There are numerous flu viruses and without knowing the status of your health. I would say three to five days is co ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
34 years experience Pediatrics
Up to 5 days,: But other factors (cough, weakness, dehydration) are more important than height or duration of the fever.
A 31-year-old female asked:
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly...unlikely: The statement that you have anxiety provided a clue to your headaches. Flu shots do not cause illnesses even though they have been frequently accused. ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
31 years experience Internal Medicine
About a week: Typically about one week as long as there are no secondary infections.
A 4-year-old member asked:
32 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to guess: Nobody really knows when one person stops being contagious with influenza (with or without Tamiflu treatment). One week out from the start of the illn ... Read More
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