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Why do I have flu-like symptoms (joint pain, weakness, fatigue, irritability, brain fog) for days after eating one piece of junk food (i.E. Candybar)?

Why do I have flu-like symptoms (joint pain, weakness, fatigue, irritability, brain fog) for days after eating one piece of junk food (i.E. Candybar)?

Unrelated: It is extremely unlikely that candybar has anything to do with your symptoms. You may have a common cold, flu, reaction to medication and in uncommon cases it may be a prodrome of a more serous illness. If the symptoms do not abate in week, it would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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

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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Is it possible to have flu like symptoms from eating eggs, if you are allergic to egg whites?

Is it possible to have flu like symptoms from eating eggs, if you are allergic to egg whites?

No: Flu like symptoms would include fever, chills, body aches and upper respiratory symptoms. These are not typical symptoms of food allergy. ...Read more

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Is there a risk of getting a brain eating amoeba from a hot tub at a hotel or swimming pool? I have flu like symptoms and I'm scared it's the start.

Is there a risk of getting a brain eating amoeba from a hot tub at a hotel or swimming pool? I have flu like symptoms and I'm scared it's the start.

The risk would be: Incredibly low. See that you suffer from anxiety and have behavior therapy. If you have consistent fears of this nature - discuss addressing this with cognitive behavioral therapy with your provider. Take care. ...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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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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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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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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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 HPV cause flu like symptoms?

Can HPV cause flu like symptoms?

No: Hpv is similar to weeds in your lawn. It grows where the virus starts & doesn't go further unless it seeds another surface. It does not enter your blood like a flu or move through your body. It's symptoms arise from the physical changes at the location it infects. ...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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Do HIV flu like symptoms go away in 3 days?

Do HIV flu like symptoms go away in 3 days?

Usually not: Usually they last for a couple of weeks. However if you are at risk, get a test and repeat it in 3-6 months. ...Read more

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Flu-like symptoms with body rash, what to do?

Flu-like symptoms with body rash, what to do?

Flu - like symptoms: Rest, hydrate well, Tylenol of pain. Most viral exanthems will pass. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for flu-like symptoms?

How can I get treatment for flu-like symptoms?

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 (acetaminophen) 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 more

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What is flu like symptoms when exposed to hiv?

What is flu like symptoms when exposed to hiv?

Symptoms include: Headache, muscle fatigue and general weakness, joint pains, sometimes rash, fever/chills/ or cold sweats, maybe sore throat, maybe abdominal pain. These are all "flu-like". ...Read more

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Are flu like symptoms normal when having a period?

That depends: Flu symptoms may include: muscle aches & pains, a fever above 100 degrees, headache, congestion, weakness, chills, increased sweating and coughing. During a woman’s period she may experience abdominal cramping, pain in the back & things, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, increased sweating & loose bowel movements. You compare. ...Read more

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Can prevacid (lansoprazole) cause flu like symptoms?

Prevacid (lansoprazole): Prevacid (lansoprazole) is a proton-pump inhibitor and is used to treat acid reflux. The most common side effects include diarrhea, abdominal pain and headache. Less common symptoms include low magnesium, irregular heart beat, muscle spasms and even seizures. C. Difficile diarrhea is possible, too. This is usually a persistent diarrhea that is unrelenting. These should be evaluated and the medicine stopped. ...Read more

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Can alcohol withdraw or abuse cause flu like symptoms?

Some for both: There are far too many alcohol withdrawal symptoms for me to come close to listing them in 400 words or less. See: http://www. Alcoholwithdrawalsymptoms. Org/. Please be aware that death is a possible outcome from withdrawal.

Alcoholics anonymous is a mainstay for sobriety. ...Read more

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Can you get flu like symptoms from being allergic to eggs?

Can you get flu like symptoms from being allergic to eggs?

No: Flu like symptoms would include fever, chills, body aches and upper respiratory symptoms. These are not typical symptoms of food allergy. ...Read more

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Could I get flu like symptoms from being allergic to eggs?

Could I get flu like symptoms from being allergic to eggs?

No: Egg allergy causes typical allergy symptoms: itchiness, hives, swelling, asthma, belly pain, nausea, vomiting and in rare cases it can be fatal. ...Read more

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Can flu-like symptoms cause your fingernails to turn bluish?

Can flu-like symptoms cause your fingernails to turn bluish?

It shouldn't: Bluish fingertips/nails, or cyanosis, is a reflection of a low oxygen content in the blood. You should be evaluated by a medical professional with a pulse oximeter (painless test that just requires a fingertip probe). If low oxygen content is ruled out, another cause can be the raynaud phenomenon. ...Read more

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Can flu like symptoms effect a mans ability to get an erection?

Can flu like symptoms effect a mans ability to get an erection?

Yes: If you are not feeling well to begin with, and you are feeling ill, can you simply may not be in the mood. Another possibility is that you have the occasional difficulty with erectile dysfunction that every man has. Amlodipine can also cause sexual dysfunction in both men and women. It's a possibility that number of those factors were at the play. Hopefully it will simply improve with time after the flu is gone. ...Read more

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Flu-like symptoms along with diarrhea that won't stop, what to do?

Flu-like symptoms along with diarrhea that won't stop, what to do?

Sx relief: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more

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A conjunctivitis with flu-like symptoms is more likely to be viral?

A conjunctivitis with flu-like symptoms is more likely to be viral?

Yes: General rule=the more systems that are involved with an illness the more likely it is viral. Bacterial illness tends to focus on a single system at a time. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have flu like symptoms 5 weeks post op hysterectomy?

Is it normal to have flu like symptoms 5 weeks post op hysterectomy?

Definitely not: If your symptoms have been ongoing for the last 5 weeks, then I would think that indeed the surgery is somehow related to these symptoms. I would recommend that you see an infectious diseases doctor who can help figure this out. There are other potential causes for flu like symptoms that may not relate to the hysterectomy- but I would probably start there. ...Read more

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Why does it hurt to swallow, but I am not experiencing flu like symptoms?

See below: Pain with swallowing can be caused by a number of things, strep infection, mono, other viral infections, etc. It is not only a sign of the flu. ...Read more

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Do the presence of plasmocytes in child with flu like symptoms indicate malignant disease?

Do the presence of plasmocytes in child with flu like symptoms indicate malignant disease?

Plasmocytes: Small amounts in children are not a sign of malignancy, and may appear with inflammatory reactions ...Read more

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My 8yo has flu like symptoms. All stores are closed. Is it okay for me to give him one dayquil?

Which dayquil?: At any rate only one shouldn't be a problem, till the stores open and get the children preparation or see his doctor, wish you both wellness ...Read more

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If just diagnosed as hiv+ and waiting for appointment, what can I do to alleviate flu-like symptoms?

If just diagnosed as hiv+ and waiting for appointment, what can I do to alleviate flu-like symptoms?

get appt sooner: Flulike symptoms may be minor, or may indicate you have one of many infections related to hiv. Call ypur primary md to be seen, or insist on getting an earlier appointment with your HIV speciaslist. ...Read more