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how to know if i have the flu or just an average fever?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Do you mean flu vs: cold? Common cold symptoms include: Cough, congestion, watery eyes, sneezing, sore throat, mild headache, low grade fever & mild body aches. According to Mayo Clinic Flu sxs may include “Fever over 100F (38C), Aching muscles, especially in your back, arms and legs, Chills & sweats, Headache, Dry Cough, Fatigue and weakness, Nasal Congestion.”
Answered on Jul 4, 2014

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