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Eye Discharge And Flu Fever
Not sure pink eye: With flu-like symptoms it's difficult to know whether you will develop a full case of the flu. As a viral infection, influenza may also affect moist mucous membranes of the eye causing discharge. It's contagious so be care full not to spread it around, and to your other eye. Careful cleansing of eyelashes to clean the matter, artificial tear drops, a brief course of a ocular decongestant may help. ...Read more
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
Viral illness signs: You seem to be having symptoms of a viral infection. Please drink plenty of fluids. Monitor for high temperatures, take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin as needed. You may use over the counter anti allergy medication like plain Zyrtec or claritin to help with congestion and watering in the eyes. Please follow up with your PCP if you get persistent high temperatures or if symptoms last longer than 7 to 10 days. ...Read more
I was sick with flu A, fever of 102.3 , stuffy nose chills headache fatigue runny nose throat problems vomiting, now body temp 95.4 severe stomach?
All can be seen: With a bad case of influenza. It really comes down to are you able to keep up with oral intake, try to focus on low sugar electrolyte replete solutions like pedialyte or low calorie gatorade, but also how severe you pain is. If you are unable to keep hydrated and/or the pain is severe, go to the ER. You many need IV fluids and to be monitored for a very short period of time and/or pain meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can fever come and go with flu in adults? Had 101.8 yesterday w chills & body aches, runny nose and cough. Today no fever but feel the same.Still flu?
Does this sound like flu?: onset was vomiting, diarrhea, aches, fever/chills & headache. Then, sore throat, ears & sinus congestion. Now coughing.
Feeling fatigued, burning watery eyes, coughing up clear mucus,mild headache, runny nose for a few days now. upper respiratory infection?
Yes: if all symptoms are new since 3 days ago, then most likely a viral infection that is affecting the upper respiratory tract, possibly lower respiratory tract and the eyes. ...Read more
I am having runny nose, cough, headache, fever and throat infection. Does that indicate i've viral fever?
Sharp pain + clear watery discharge left nostril only. Tearing lefteye No itching fever or other cold/allergy sympt but fatigue sneezing. 2 days what?
See ENT: If you have had a head injury recently, discharge from one side of the nose may indicate a breakage leading to cerebrospinal fluid leak- a potentially very dangerous problem untreated. Less likely is the presence of a sinus infection. Regardless, you need to consult an ENT doctor ASAP. ...Read more
Had cold: fever, sinus pressure, headache, runny nose. Now still coughing for 1.5 months w mucous. Viral or bacterial infect? Need antibiotics? Which?
See your doc: A lingering cough after an urti can mean a sinus infection or reactive airways, such as asthma. You need to see your doctor to determine what the problem is. An antibiotic should help if there is a sinus infection but will not help if it is asthma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is this Cold or Flu? Sore throat, Chills/ now heated, fever 100.9, mild headache, fatigue, stuffy nose, sneezes.Im 21 & very scared of illnesses.HELP!
Facial pain, fever up to 103 (fever has stopped), yellow watery nasal discharge, cough, greenish brown sputum. Sinus infection and/or bronchitis?
Possibly: Or you may be getting over a cold. As a cold improves the nasal secretions get thicker and a little yellow. If you are coughing up thick brown sputum with a deep cough i would be more concerned about a bacterial pneumonia or possibly bronchitis. Most bronchitis is viral and happens as the last part of a cold .If not improving see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Diarrhea, sore throat, congestion, cough, high fever which is now a low grade fever with sweating, headache. Flu or upper respitory tract infection?
8mo with runny nose (clear during the day but thick & green @ night), watery itchy eyes, sneezing & cough. No fever so far. Allergy, flu, or cold?
I have Discolored gums, fever like feeling, watery eyes and stuffy nose along with occasion dry cough and chills..why? Help please
Cannot diagnose: You really need to go and see a doctor and get this diagnosed appropriately. Answers on HealthTap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. Beyond that your symptoms could be representative of many illnesses. Hope this clears up soon. ...Read more
I have sudden onset fever .. Temp 101 and body aches, chills, but no cough or sore throat? Is this flu?
More info needed: While we can't diagnose this without more information, we can say that fever, body aches and chills are common symptoms of the flu. Since flu is prevalent now, we often begin flu treatment without a positive diagnosis- that is based on the symptoms and history. Antiviral treatment works best when started within 48 hours of symptom onset, so best to call the doctor as soon as flu is suspected. ...Read more
Last two weeks I start having runny itching nose with itching eyes and sneezing. With flu like symptoms but without fever.. what's wrong with me?
A cold or URI: Sounds like you have a cold. Colds are generally self limited and will get better with time. Treat the symptoms as best you can with OTC products. ...Read more
Sore throat runny nose all day yesterday no fever. Stuffy nose dry throat scratchy today mucus clear and yellow no aches no fever? small cough rarely
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is a cold (viral infection), a strep throat (bacterial and would need antibiotics), a sinus infection, allergies in the nose and sinuses, mucus or wheezing in the lungs (might need some asthma treatment), sinus symptoms related to other causes, etc... Since one can have one or more of these issues at the same time, a doctor's visit is recommended. ...Read more