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How common is myocarditis? Should I be worried every time I get the flu?

How common is myocarditis? Should I be worried every time I get the flu?

Uncommon!: "Myocarditis" is . thankfully, very uncommon and you should NOT be worried every time you get flu BTW GET A FLU SHOT!! BE WISE...IMMUNIZE Hope this helps Dr Z ...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 influenza flu cause myocarditis months later?

Can influenza flu cause myocarditis months later?

Yes: But usually it develops weeks after the episode of respiratory symptoms. ...Read more

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Would the flu cause lots of diarreia and frequent falling?

Would the flu cause lots of diarreia and frequent falling?

Most likely: With the flu you tend to get nausea, diarrhea and anorexia. This all leads to dehydration with resultant unsteadiness with standing. Keep drinking fluid! ...Read more

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Please explain which excatly causes you to die from the flu?

Please explain which excatly causes you to die from the flu?

Influenza Deaths: Deaths related to influenza are due to complications such as: a secondary bacterial infection (like pneumonia) or due to worsening of pre-existing conditions (asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, congestive heart failure or immunodeficiency, etc.) ...Read more

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Can the flu shot cause sickness?

Can the flu shot cause sickness?

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

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Dr. Vipin Khetarpal
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Myocarditis (Definition)

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