A 32-year-old female asked:
Been sick for 10 days. been to dr they say influenza but didn't do swab. not getting better. could i die from flu? had vaccine. read about death myage
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Likely not influenza: Hi - given your symptoms influenza is not likely unless you have other symptoms besides the ones listed above. Flu symptoms include cough, fever, chills; also commonly muscle aches especially in the legs. Your lack of respiratory symptoms makes me worry about another virus OR another illness entirely. Very few healthy adults die from flu.
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