A 18-year-old female asked:
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i've had a fever and weakness and my whole body hurts for 2 days.

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Influenza: Go see your Family Doc b/c you may have influenza. Testing can confirm this (or uncover other condition). Some antivirals are available to shorten duration of symptoms but must be taken early on in course of illness (within 48hrs of onset).
Answered on Apr 14, 2016

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