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A 42-year-old female asked:

I have a very stuffy head, ears hurt, throat hurts to cough, nose very stuffy, chest is very heavy and sleeping a lot do i have the flu or just head?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Not sure.: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). Flu symptoms may include: muscle aches & pains, a fever above 100 degrees, headache, congestion, weakness, chills, increased sweating and coughing. An eval could better.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
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Aug 25, 2013
Last updated Aug 25, 2013


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