A 40-year-old member asked:
Just got over a flu started with chills mild fever yellow mucus very bad cough then lungs feel sore tired upper back pain what can this be?
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Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
Pneumonia: Often people with the flu develope a secondary pneumonia. This needs eval by ur pvp, as ofter these r bacterial. A severe and constant cough can cause back pain.
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