A 52-year-old male asked:
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101.5 fever occasional sweats muscle and joint aches chills stuffy nose .no cough or respiratory symptoms is this the flu? i had a flu shot october.

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Dr. Steven Pretorius
Specializes in Legal Medicine
Flu-like symptoms: Could be flu. But many other illnesses present with non-specific flu-like symptoms. Need to be assessed by a GP if symptoms are troubling enough. Flu shots do not prevent all types of flu.
Answered on Jan 9, 2019
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