A 45-year-old member asked:
Sudden onset of body aches, fatigue and chills. on day 3 of feeling incredibly weak and run-down. complete loss of appetite. could this be flu?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Sounds like flu especially if there is fever. One should see their dr if they are not feeling stronger within a few days after the onset of such an illness since other possibilities do exist.
6.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Wound care 42 years experience
Flu?: Yes, it may very well be the flu. Early diagnosis permits early treatment with a product like tamiflu (oseltamivir). Also, early detection may allow for treatment to reduce the severity and communicability of the virus.
6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 24, 2019
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