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i have had a headache with body aches and chills for three days with no sinus trouble is it still a flu?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Influenza A or B: requires blood testing which is the only way to make a definitive diagnosis of influenza. Many other viral infections can mimic influenza.
Answered on Aug 2, 2016

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