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A 43-year-old male asked:

Why do i have flu-like symptoms (joint pain, weakness, fatigue, irritability, brain fog) for days after eating one piece of junk food (i.e. candybar)?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Unrelated: It is extremely unlikely that candybar has anything to do with your symptoms. You may have a common cold, flu, reaction to medication and in uncommon cases it may be a prodrome of a more serous illness. If the symptoms do not abate in week, it would be prudent to see your doctor.
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