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A 19-year-old female asked:

why do i have cold flu in the summer especialy when no one around me has it?

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Viruses Year Round: Viruses cause colds or flu-like symptoms. There are many viruses; can catch a virus any time of the year. Symptoms can be same as a typical flu virus such as fever, chills, headache, body aches, & more. Sometimes you may become infected with a virus but show few or no symptoms which is a result of variations in immune response among people. Good hand washing is most important to prevent infection.

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Last updated Aug 26, 2014

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