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I have the FLU and woke up this morning to see the bottom of my eye is bloody red looking what could this be?

I have the FLU and woke up this morning to see the bottom of my eye is bloody red looking what could this be?

Vomiting?: If you have been vomiting, you may have a sub-conjunctival hemorrhage from a broken blood vessel in the white part of your eye (from the pressure of vomiting). If it is painless, your vision is fine, and you have no discharge, it is safe to let it heal on it's own. If the bloody are is in the PUPIL, or if you have pain, drainage, or swelling in the eye, be seen right away. ...Read more

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Flu like symptoms bloody mucusiral bacteria blood in thick mucus. What antibiotics to take for this?

Flu like symptoms bloody mucusiral bacteria blood in thick mucus. What antibiotics to take for this?

Bacteria: Cultures of bacteria must be interpreted by what organisms are isolated and from what clinical materials and in the context of signs and symptoms of illness in the patient, along with other factors like physical exam and other lab findings. Would never base antibiotic therapy on the information you have provided. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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I get flu every year, but this time after flu, when it lowered down, I noticed bloody phlegm, with fever and chest pain but there is no cough.?

I get flu every year, but this time after flu, when it lowered down, I noticed bloody phlegm, with fever and chest pain but there is no cough.?

Vaccination: If you get the flu every year, you need to be vaccinated. It will help prevent the most common strains of influenza. See your physician if you think you have it, as antiviral medications can help if taken appropriately. ...Read more

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I felt a glob of mucous coming down my throat. I coughed it out and it looks like flesh it is slightly bloody and on the firmer side. I have the flu.?

I felt a glob of mucous coming down my throat. I coughed it out and it looks like flesh it is slightly bloody and on the firmer side. I have the flu.?

Do not worry: Drink plenty of water and fruit juice. Get some rest and it should get better soon. You may take acetaminophen if you have fever and do steam inhalation if your airways feel clogged.
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What are the reasons for bloody mucous out of nose and throat while having the flu?

What are the reasons for bloody mucous out of nose and throat while having the flu?

Irritation: Your nose is irritated from the viral infection. The mucus membranes will become inflamed, dry, and crusty. Consequently, you will often have bloody mucus from the nose and bloody postnasal drainage into the throat. If nasal and sinus symptoms worsen, you may be developing a sinus infection that you will need to see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with the flu. Yet the test came back negative. I have a fever of over 100, aches, chills, bloody mucus, soar throat. Is this the flu?

I was diagnosed with the flu. Yet the test came back negative. I have a fever of over 100, aches, chills, bloody mucus, soar throat. Is this the flu?

Influenza: This illness is caused by a virus and it can be simulated by other viruses like parainfluenza, adenovirus, enteroviruses, and so on. Do not know what test was done and whether it has a high false negative frequency, but it does sound like you have a flu-like illness for which antibiotics are unnecessary. ...Read more

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3mth old. Sneezing (bloody mucus), runny nose, coughing, low-grade fever (99.4 - 99.6) tested for flu and RSV both negative. What could it be. 4dys now?

3mth old. Sneezing (bloody mucus), runny nose, coughing, low-grade fever (99.4 - 99.6) tested for flu and RSV both negative. What could it be. 4dys now?

Mgt: There may be inflammation or infection of the nasal passages which can cause mild bleeding. If it is more significant, please see your pediatrician.
Many viruses may cause the symptoms that your infant has, but most will resolve within 10 days.
In the meantime, provide adequate fluids/formula, check her temperature and use nasal saline for babies to keep her nasal passages clear. ...Read more

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I have dark yellow bloody phlegm, no fever, chills, sore all over and no sore throat. I had negative flu and strep tests. What could it be?

I have dark yellow bloody phlegm, no fever, chills, sore all over and no sore throat. I had negative flu and strep tests. What could it be?

Bacterial/viral: You need a chest xray, medical examination and aggressive antibiotic therapy: bloody, colored phlegm is always worrisome-please see a physician-ASAP. ...Read more

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I'm sick with flu or flu-like illness, including sore throat. Today I noticed very bloody thick post nasal drip. I don't have sinus pain. What is this?

I'm sick with flu or flu-like illness, including sore throat. Today I noticed very bloody thick post nasal drip. I don't have sinus pain. What is this?

See your doctor: That could be acute sinusitis, together with the other symptoms you have, you don't need to have sinus pain when you've got sinusitis, so better run it by your doctor, goodluck ...Read more

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Bad sore throat. 101 fever. Flu-like sx. Throat not red, has gray/white film. Bloody taste in throat. No tonsils. Could it be strep?

Bad sore throat. 101 fever. Flu-like sx. Throat not red, has gray/white film. Bloody taste in throat. No tonsils. Could it be strep?

Possibly: I have learned first hand that you don't always have "classic" symptoms with strep throat. The best way to find out is to get a strep throat culture/ test. ...Read more

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Sore throat & fever with flu-like symptoms, & now bloody sneezes & bloody earwax - don't know if these are related but should I be worried? Should I see a doctor?

Sore throat & fever with flu-like symptoms, & now bloody sneezes & bloody earwax - don't know if these are related but should I be worried? Should I see a doctor?

Probably: Anytime you have great concerns about your health you should see your Doc. I am concerned about the bleeding ears - it's rare but some infections can cause thinning of the blood. Hopefully you just sneezed real hard and caused a tear in the eardrum - which will heal. I strongly advise you to be seen by your Doc tomorrow or an Urgent Care Clinic asap. ...Read more

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What type of cold/flu/infections is this? My symptoms are watery eyes, sore throat, bloody nose, stuffy nose, bloody popped ear drums and my mucus is bloody brown with dark green.

What type of cold/flu/infections is this? My symptoms are watery eyes, sore throat, bloody nose, stuffy nose, bloody popped ear drums and my mucus is bloody brown with dark green.

How: How long have you had symptoms? These symptoms sound like a viral respiratory tract infection. This is also allergy season and many symptoms overlap. If symptoms are longer than 7-10 days without improvement, it could be bacterial and you can go to your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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I have had a fever for three days and I've had chunky sticky dark green boogers for about the same time. I had chunky dark green phlegm for one day.

I have had a fever for three days and I've had chunky sticky dark green boogers for about the same time. I had chunky dark green phlegm for one day.

Viral URI: You likely have a viral upper respiratory infection. Treat with OTC medications, Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever, fluids and rest. Studies have shown that the color of your nasal secretions mean little. If your symptoms continue for 7-10 days this may progress to a sinus infection. ...Read more

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My son has a fever and green snot in his nose and green boogers in his eyes. Should I take him to the dr?

My son has a fever and green snot in his nose and green boogers in his eyes. Should I take him to the dr?

Fever in Toddler: A fever in a child the age of your son is an emergency. Please take him to the pediatrician's office today. ...Read more

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Why has my 4mnth old son been having coldlike symptoms but no fever & really bad congestion in nose and throat and constant eye boogers since birth.

Blocked tear ducts: Persistent eye boogers are likely due to blocked tear ducts, a benign condition that usually resolves by age 1. Persistent congestion can be due to floppy airway (laryngomalacia) or large adenoids. ...Read more

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Throat is red but not really sore. Only one nasal passage is red but I don't have a fever. I have crusty yellow boogers in the nose with a red passage?

Throat is red but not really sore. Only one nasal passage is red but I don't have a fever. I have crusty yellow boogers in the nose with a red passage?

URI: How long have you had the red throat & nose? Most upper respiratory conditions start as viruses. It usually takes 7 -10 days before becoming bacterial. You should take throat lozenges, gargle salt water, drink lots of fluids, use nasal saline, take acetaminophen or ibuprofen if you develop discomfort. If it gets progressively worse, you need to see MD for exam, culture, and possibly antibiotics. ...Read more

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Hoy to cure my flu?

Hoy to cure my flu?

Flu: Flu isinfluenza if the happened you need to take a medication called. Tamiflu (oseltamivir) or something similar. Now if ypu have common cold stuffy nose, no body aches mild fevers you need to take care of symptoms otc decongestants antihistaminic and cough meds. ...Read more

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How to control flu?

How to control flu?

Flu shot: Be sure to get your flu shot every year prior to the onset of the flu season but not too early so you will be protected throughout the entire flu season. ...Read more

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I hace a severe flu?

I hace a severe flu?

Tough Flu Season: This has been a tough Influenza season. The vaccine wasn't a great match to what has been circulating. Additionally Influenza-A was prevalent early in the season, and now Influenza-B is becoming more common!

See a doctor soon (in 48 hours or less) if you have severe symptoms. ...Read more

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I have flu I am sick?

I have flu I am sick?

Well. ..: If you have the influenza virus, then you are sick for now. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How can I cure my flu?

How can I cure my flu?

Yes it can be cured: If you seek medical help as soon as possible and are started on tamiflu (oseltamivir) after the diagnosis is made that will cut down the course of the influenza and you will recover/cured sooner
in most of the cases without taking tamiflu (oseltamivir) the influenza may get better by itself, sometimes complications like peumonia etc and very rarely it can be fatal especially in patients with underlying immunity&other problems. ...Read more

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Are there any flu remedies?

Are there any flu remedies?

Antiviral: If you have the flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid’s. Rest a lot! In some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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How to cure singaporean flu?

Agree w Dr. Alves: If you have the flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid’s. Rest a lot! In some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have flu?

How can I tell if I have flu?

Flu sxs: Flu symptoms may include: muscle aches & pains, a fever above 100 degrees, headache, congestion, weakness, chills, increased sweating and coughing. The symptoms of stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and a low fever. ...Read more

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When should I get my flu shot?

When should I get my flu shot?

Mid-Sep. To mid-Nov.: In the U.S., the best time to get a flu shot each fall is in October, which means September through November is fine. However, if one misses his shot at those times, it is still fine to get it anytime until the end of the flu season. The flu season ends at the end of winter (February-March). ...Read more

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What is the best flu medicine?

If you are seen: Within 24-48 hrs of the onset of symptoms, tamiflu (oseltamivir) would be recommended as an anti viral drug to cut the duration of symptoms and infection. Otherwise, lots of fluid, antiinflammatories, bed rest, soup, lots of rest. ...Read more