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Husband has fever hovering in 100-100.5 range, itchy not sore throat, no drainage, no headache but some body ache fatigue. is this the flu?

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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
May or may not be: The way i treat people is if in doubt and there's no real big detriment to treatment, and most of all if that person benefits from a treatment, i would treat it. Of course, if you go to the er or urgent care, they may be able to do a quick test for the flu and tell you.

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