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A 39-year-old female asked:

Flu swab negative. fever over 102, stuffy nose, sore throat and fatigue. my doctor said it was a flu-like illness. what does that mean?

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Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 15 years experience
Another bug: Flu like means that it feels like the flu but that the testing for the flu bug was negative. Many other bugs (viruses in this case) can cause similar symptoms.
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