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can a cold cause. severe headache? body aches, chills and sensitivity to light and sound?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Prob. flu if fever: Sixty percent of flu victims complain of sore eyes, often accompanied by a burning sensation, redness, watering and sensitivity to light.About 90 percent of flu victims have a dry, hacking cough. Influenza nearly always starts out with a fever of at least 100° f. Colds are rarely accompanied by fever, except those in children.
Answered on Jan 25, 2015
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