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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?

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Dr. Oscar Novick answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Sudden onset: Yes your symptoms represent a flu like illness.

Answered 4/9/2015

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Dr. John Fung answered

Specializes in General Surgery

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.

Answered 2/10/2014

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