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Can Orchitis Be Caused By The Flu
Maybe: Orchitis is inflammation (redness, warmth, tenderness, swelling) of one or both testicles, generally caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Influenza virus (the flu) is one of the viruses that has been reported to occasionally cause orchitis as part of a generalized febrile illness. ...Read more
Analgesics: Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen help with body aches (myalgias), but incompletely effective. If <48hrs, dr. Might give tamiflu. Try a warm bath, vaporizer, lots of fluids, throat lozenges. Influenza is a miserable illness. If you haven't been vaccinated, i'd advise you to get it. There are 3 strains of influenza-so, you could theroretically get influenza 2 more times this season. Ugh! ...Read more
Flu not the cause: The flu does not cause a facial rash but other viruses may. If it persists, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have already had my period this month, about a week and a half ago, and I got the flu three days ago. I bled. Could that be caused by flu?
It started with pain in upper back caused by coughing with the flu bug. After about a month, it went to the ribs. Pain causes stomach to bloat.?
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
My daughter just recieved the flu nasal spray lastweek. ..Now her tonsils are swollen and red it hurts to swollow. Can it be caused by the flue spray?
See Below: Her symptoms are not related to the vaccine. ...Read more
When you get a severe case of the flu requiring hospitalization, what are the major complications that cause death? Even in healthy adults. Just curiou
Not the flu: You're not constantly getting the flu. Flu come just once a year, and you don't get it twice. What you think of as the flu is probably a cold, and it's normal to get several colds each year...At least two. ...Read more
Influenza vaccine: Flu shot side effects may include: slight swelling, redness or pain at vaccination site. If headache, nausea, fever or muscular pain occur they usually resolve within one to two days. You won't get the flu from a flu shot because the virus either contains inactivated virus or doesn't have virus particles in it. Severe side effects are rare. ...Read more
Could a two week headache be eencephalitis? If it was caused from the flu shot would it last this long or be getting worse?
Yes it could: The flu shot has fragments of the h1n1 virus that caused the 2010 pandemic, and is known to produce a robust immune response. In certain cases, it may cause a headache which should go away. If your headache worsens where you feel extremely ill, begin to have neck pain or become confused, it may be something other than the flu shot- see your doctor if this is the case. ...Read more
Flu? "Stomach flu"?: Influenza is a respiratory illness and has nothing to do with the gastrointestinal tract. Any illness can cause loose stools, and foul smell is normal when food rapidly passes through. But it's not the cause of flu. ("Stomach flu" is different, not properly called flu at all. Usually caused by the virus named norovirus.) Check with the child's doctor if the problem continues. ...Read more
My 6 yr d child has the flu. Slight fever and woke up dellusional from a horrible nightmare. Cause by fever? What do I do?
From my previous question it's the first time I have had the flu injection. Do u think that may be the cause of me feeling like this? Thanks :)
Can the health dept quaranteen us just cause 4 people in my building have the flu? There's 25 of us, I have important things to do and cant afford that
Doubtful: Sounds unlawful to quarantine any of you just because you have the flu. ...Read more
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