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Can having sex cause me to just get flu like symptoms?

Can having sex cause me to just get flu like symptoms?

Vasomotor rhinitis: This form of rhinitis, runny nose, is non-allergic and not due to inflammation either, and yes, sexual arousal can be a cause. So if you were referring to feeling warm, flushed 9some other common bodily sensations post coitus) and stuffy during and after having sex, then this is most likely the cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Flu (Definition)

The flu, otherwise known as influenza, is a viral infection of the nose and throat. Symptoms of influenza include fever, chills, runny nose, muscle aches, fatigue, malaise, headaches, and coughing. Children with the flu often have nausea and vomiting as well. Some strains of the flu are preventable by getting a yearly flu ...Read more


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Can i get flu like symptoms if i smoke behind a person with a cold?

Can i get flu like symptoms if i smoke behind a person with a cold?

Smoking not good: In general, anytime you share saliva (spit) with someone who is sick there is a risk of getting an infection. ...Read more

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Can you get flu like symptoms from being allergic to eggs?

Can you get flu like symptoms from being allergic to eggs?

No : Flu like symptoms would include fever, chills, body aches and upper respiratory symptoms. These are not typical symptoms of food allergy. ...Read more

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Why do I get flu-like symptoms a day or two after a major stressor?

Why do I get flu-like symptoms a day or two after a major stressor?

Preventive skills: During times of stress deployment of self managed coping skills can help mitigate the impact of stress on the body. Suggestions include learning relaxation techniques, discussing the stressor with someone close to you, ensuring good sleep, maintaining a level of physical and preferred activity, and ensuring good nutrition. ...Read more

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Why do some people get flu like symptoms when quitting zoloft (sertraline)? What is happend to the body when the flu symptoms comes? Is it the body who works hard?

Why do some people get flu like symptoms when quitting zoloft (sertraline)? What is happend to the body when the flu symptoms comes? Is it the body who works hard?

Slower taper easier: "Flu" complaints are not uncommon. It depends on how quickly the dose is tapered. It is much more likely if the medication is stopped all at once. The timing of these symptoms depends on the half life of the medication.Short acting meds like paxil, (paroxetine) zoloft etc have more issues than long acting meds such as prozac. See link: http://www.webmd.com/depression/guide/withdrawal-from-antidepressant ...Read more

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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