Sudden onset: severe body aches, fever, headache. no congestion/sore thrt /cough. 101-102.5 fvr.vomited 3x yest. but no other stomach discomfort. flu?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Sudden onset: Yes your symptoms represent a flu like illness.
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General Surgery 39 years experience
Sounds like it: Assuming that you are otherwise healthy, the symptoms you provide could very well be a viral syndrome, possibly influenza. The recommendations would include: bed rest, tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin, clear liquids. You might also consider taking tamiflu, a drug intended to decrease the length of flu symptoms, but must be started within 48 hours after onset of symptoms, but will require a prescription.
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Last updated Apr 9, 2015
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