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Flu Headache Relief
Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more
Flu: 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 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tylenol maybe: If the headache is from fever than tylenol or Ibuprofen may help. If the headache is from the flu then rest and fluids will help. Elderberry can help with the flu as well. The medication tamiflu is also used for flu symptoms and you would need to see your doctor for a presciption. Homeopathic remedies for the flu also include bryonia and gelsemium. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been flu for almost 5 days and headache for 3 days. is it maybe i last of sleep? because i sleep very late. is it the cause of it?
Viral illness: When one suffers from viral illness all these symptoms are possible. You should rest cognitively and physically. Drink plenty of water, eat regularly despite not feeling well. Avoid caffeine. Take Tylenol to control the fever. If not on the mend by 7 days or any worsening of the symptoms, you should see your physician. ...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?
Just started exercising for first time ever - and experience headache after. Getting over the flu and still congested. Worry?
My whole body was aching this morning and i had a heavy headache. I've had a stuffy noise and some stuff seems louder than what it really is. Flu ?
Most likely: You describe a possible viral infection. Rest and plenty of fluids. If you are not bouncing back within a coupe of days then get evaluated by your family physician. ...Read more
Already had flu this season but got sick suddenly yesterday. Within few hours I was coughing, stuffy, chills, major headache and 39c temp. Flu again?
Nothing Makes Sense: Picture a virus wearing a ski mask and you can't tell what it is.The only way to really tell if you had the real flu the first time would be to take a blood test or nose swab at that time.Maybe you did/maybe you didn't.And this time maybe you do and maybe you don't.One thing for sure, very unlikely to get the same virus twice in the same year. unless its"bimodal,"having two symptomatic peaks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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