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Flu or cold? Symptoms were: Sudden chills, very slight temp, body aches, congested nose, headache, exhaustion, diarrea, stomach ache. And what to do?

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Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Systemic viral: Your symptoms have the features of a systemic viral illness. We tend to call this "the flu" though it may well be caused by another virus besides the influenza virus. So isolate yourself, wash your hands frequently, take plenty fluids while eating well, and get plenty rest. Hope that helps.
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
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