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Experience flu-like symptoms after one of the more intense workouts I've ever done. Is there anything I can do to avoid this after an intense workout?

Experience flu-like symptoms after one of the more intense workouts I've ever done. Is there anything I can do to avoid this after an intense workout?

Fluids: Make sure you get enough fluids. There is some muscle breakdown with extreme workouts, and this builds up in the tissues. It is flushed out through the kidneys, so make sure you are drinking plenty. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have flu like symptoms after surgery?

What does it mean if you have flu like symptoms after surgery?

How long after???: These symptoms may be from the chemicals used to induce sleep and provide pain relief. If it was general anesthesia, there are even a few more possibilities. Give it a couple days and if not better, call your doctor. ...Read more

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Having flu like symptoms after a spider bite, what should I do?

Having flu like symptoms after a spider bite, what should I do?

Spider bite: Hello, if you develop symptoms other than pain/discomfort at the site of the spider bite, then see your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Have horrible flu-like symptoms after twinrix vac. 2 days ago. Can I take charcoal to ease symptoms/ will it lessen effectiveness of vac?

Have horrible flu-like symptoms after twinrix vac. 2 days ago. Can I take charcoal to ease symptoms/ will it lessen effectiveness of vac?

No: This vaccine is generally administered in 3 doses to immunize against hep a and b simultaneously. Flu-like symptoms are not generally seen, and suspect you may simply have a flu-like illness simultaneously. Whether charcoal will ease your symptoms is problematic, but it should not affect the efficacy of the vaccine. ...Read more

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Flu like symptoms after flu vaccine. Is this contagious?

Flu like symptoms after flu vaccine. Is this contagious?

Depends: If you had the nasal product this is a living virus and you could pass the "vaccine strain" to others. This might produce mild or no symptoms if passed. There is no way that you get or pass the injectable flu vaccine. It is a dead virus. If you had symptoms it is due to a reaction to getting the vaccine, not a flu. ...Read more

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Is there chance of having any STD even after using condom with prostitute. Having hourly fever, eye pain and flu like symptoms after 2 4 days of sex!

Is there chance of having any STD even after using condom with prostitute. Having hourly fever, eye pain and flu like symptoms after 2 4 days of sex!

Wrong assumptions: You assume that 1) condoms guarantee the prevention of std's, and 2) that all prostitutes carry std's. You may have an std, but impossible to tell over the internet. Your symptoms can be caused by a plethora of ailments. See a local physician and be tested and treated for whatever ails you. ...Read more

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What causes flu like symptoms to come and go?

May not be flu: Many illness can have symptoms like having the flu. The real flu typically lasts for 2-3 weeks (though you may feel run down longer). If your symptoms are lasting longer you may want to see a doctor to get a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Feelings of flu like symptoms that won't go away?

Appt: More details are needed to better advise.
The peak of the influenza season is gone, but if you have flu like symptoms, it may be possible. There is a test available to confirm the suspected diagnosis.
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What can cause reoccurring flu like symptoms come and go monthly?

What can cause reoccurring flu like symptoms come and go monthly?

Need more info: If you are having unexplained fever, chills, sweats and body aches (assuming unrelated to menses or ovulation) then see md to exclude autoimmune disorder. ...Read more

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What's a way to differentiate between a flu and flu-like symptoms?

See below: This is a very hard question to answer simply and briefly. There are many types of illnesses that can appear like influenza but are not. For general upper respiratory illnesses vs flu, differences can include extreme malaise and muscle aches for the flu and not for the simply uri. If you have specific concerns, see you doc. ...Read more

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Having flu like symptoms and sickness after a surgical termination.

Having flu like symptoms and sickness after a surgical termination.

Left over: Hi, Thank you for your question.

Sorry about your termination. There might be tissue left inside...

Hope that helps. Contact me if you have any other questions.
Dr. M ...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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My wife is neasusa and she had flu like symptoms is o.t.c medicine help?

My wife is neasusa and she had flu like symptoms is o.t.c medicine help?

HokusPokusDominOTCus: There are many OTC medications to help with flu-like symptoms like cough, fever, congestion, aches and pains, headache, etc. (so many, in fact, that it is overwhelming).Most do a fair job at best. It's hard to recommend one over the other because it's often matter of what does or does not work for you. If the symptoms get really bad, see a doctor. I like Motrin, Afrin nasal spray, Robitussin-DM and Dramamine ...Read more

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What is the difference between having flu-like symptoms and having the actual flu?

What is the difference between having flu-like symptoms and having the actual flu?

Flu-like symptoms: The "flu-like" symptoms of fever and muscles aches can be related to a whole host of things including the early stages of lots of really bad infections. Overall, when occurring in clusters of people during the winter time, it is likely to be influenza. ...Read more

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I have flu like symptoms. What steps should I take while at home? Its been a few days.

I have flu like symptoms. What steps should I take while at home? Its been a few days.

Flu symptoms...: For flu-like symptoms, home treatment includes rest, drinking plenty of fluids and fever reducing medicine like acetaminophen or ibuprofen. However, if it has been a few days and it is not getting better, you need to find out the cause of your symptoms. There are many conditions that cause flu-like symptoms and the treatment varies, depending on the cause. See your doctor for diagnosis/treatment. ...Read more

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I have flu-like symptoms for 2 days got tested but it was negative anything else I can now?

I have flu-like symptoms for 2 days got tested but it was negative anything else I can now?

Flu remedies.: For patients that have your situation, I recommend they stay well hydrated and get plenty of rest. Think which symptom bothers you the most and look for an otc medication that can best help with you those symptoms. Pharmacist can be a good resource for your regarding which otc med is right for you. Some of them can be quite effective! Make sure your getting adequate nutrition and proper vitamins. ...Read more

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I have had the same flu-like symptoms since february and have gotten sick four times. What is wrong?

I have had the same flu-like symptoms since february and have gotten sick four times. What is wrong?

? Flu shots: Did you have your flu shot last year? Is there any stress which decrease immunity level. If you don't have any of those, you want to see your doctor to discuss the possibilities. ...Read more

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What to do if I had severe flu like symptoms for 24 hours and it is all of a sudden gone, why is that?

May depend on virus: That you are infected with. According to the cdc sometimes the major symptoms of the flu can last as little as 2 days (but not the norm). ...Read more

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Is it possible to have flu like symptoms just from eating eggs?

One way: That egg contained or was tainted with viral particles.
My magic 8 ball says continue curiosity but not if purpose is to cause anxiety. Otherwise, we need to chat, seriously. ...Read more

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Can allergies have flu like symptoms?

Can allergies have flu like symptoms?

Allergies don't: Usually make you feel like you have been run over by a mac truck - the way the flu can. Flu symptoms can include fever, chills, sore throat, cough, headaches, nasal congestion marked aching of muscles and joints ; significant fatigue. When present, nausea, vomiting and loose stools are more often seen in children. ...Read more

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I have flu like symptoms but no fever?

I have flu like symptoms but no fever?

Go see doctor: It can be other illnesses, medications, or other issues. If it is not resolved by now, you should be seen. ...Read more

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What could cause flu-like symptoms and seizures?

A couple of ideas: A case of viral meningitis could do this, or dehydration affecting electrolyte balances, for example. ...Read more

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What std's give you flu like symptoms?

Viral: A viral std such as herpes can associated with flu like symptoms such as body aches, mildly elevated temperatures, and diffusely enlarged lymph nodes - especially with the primary infection. Many of the bacterial std's are more likely to have symptoms centered on and in the pelvis. ...Read more

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I have flu like symptoms and feel sick in my stomach what could it be?

I have flu like symptoms and feel sick in my stomach what could it be?

Could be flu or not: It's normal to be concerned about your health, and to worry why you feel bad. The possibilities are numerous--ranging from acid reflux (i.e., heartburn) or a peptic ulcer to pancreatic or biliary disease & even stress. Alarm signs include weight loss, bleeding, recurrent vomiting, significant tenderness. Whatever the cause, you're appropriately anxious about it and should seek help from a doctor. ...Read more