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A 17-year-old female asked:

do you think it could be stomach flu or just the common flu? i don't have a fever. i don't have a cough or sore throat. i donthave diarrea or vomiting

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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 35 years experience
?: do we think WHAT is stomach flu or common flu? You have no fever, cough, sore throat, no diarrhea or vomiting. What DO you have? I can't tell

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