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Are flu like symptoms normal when having a period?

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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Is it common to have flu like symptoms before period? Is it a sign of perimenopause?

Is it common to have flu like symptoms before period? Is it a sign of perimenopause?

You could have PMS: Sx's prior to menses. 35 years old would definitely be pretty young for perimenopause. Premenstrual syndrome (pms) symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain ; swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands ; feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs ;. ...Read more

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Could my period give me stomach flu like symptoms?

Could my period give me stomach flu like symptoms?

Sx's yes, but not: Necessarily Flu like sxs. Symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain & swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands & feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs & exacerbation of chronic conditions. ...Read more

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I had what I think was my period and it didn't last very long now I'm having flu like symptoms should I go to the doctor?

I had what I think was my period and it didn't last very long now I'm having flu like symptoms should I go to the doctor?

Depends: When the body is under stree, le illness, it can affect your hormones.
If your periods are usally. Normal and there is a possibility of pregnancy you may want to check that.
Certainly if you have increasing or persistant symptoms see your doc. ...Read more

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I am due for my period today or tomorrow. Yesterday around 430pm I started with flu like symptoms. Is it possible I'm pregnant. Too early to test?

I am due for my period today or tomorrow. Yesterday around 430pm I started with flu like symptoms. Is it possible I'm pregnant. Too early to test?

No: Home pregnancy tests can show positive as early as 3-4 days after implantation. Implantation generally occurs 6-12 days after ovulation. So if the egg was fertilized right at ovulation and you used the most sensitive home test it could be positive at 9 days. On average it is 13-14 days after fertilization/ovulation when it is positive. ...Read more

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Got 1st postpartum period after 6mos. Getting low fever/flu-like symptoms before periods now. Still nursing. Never hppnd before baby. What can I do?

Got 1st postpartum period after 6mos. Getting low fever/flu-like symptoms before periods now. Still nursing. Never hppnd before baby. What can I do?

Breast engorgment: Breast engorgment often causes fever and flu like symptoms. If breast milk gets backed up this happens. Emptying the milk by pumping can often solve the problem. This is one possibility you can investigate while waiting to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to experience flu like symptoms before a period? For example aching muscles/feeling weak and tired?

Is it possible to experience flu like symptoms before a period? For example aching muscles/feeling weak and tired?

MYALGIAS/FATIGUE: MYALGIAS and Fatigue are very Common components to PMS. You can ease symptoms and minimize severity with a gluten free diet Wholeapproach. Com/gutbliss. Com and a variety of vitamins that I recommend on rejuvenation-science. Com especially Uniquinol Also follow up for exams and labs with your doctor. Especially VitD/B12/Folic Acid/iron studies. Often women are mildly anemic and are unaware. ...Read more

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Period 19 dec for 6 days instead of 5 days. Sore breasts, and flu like symptoms, increasd appetite. Could I still be pregnant?

Period 19 dec for 6 days instead of 5 days. Sore breasts, and flu like symptoms, increasd appetite. Could I still be pregnant?

Not likely: If a period is normal to longer than usual, it is unlikely to go along with a pregnancy. If a woman is early pregnant any bleeding around the time of her period is usually lighter and shorter than usual. However if you are concerned you can check a pregnancy test to see what it shows. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex about 3 weeks ago I am not on birth control but I took plan B the next day. It also happened the first day of my period. I have had flu like symptoms and still no period. I took 2 pregnancy tests and they both came out negative. Am I

I had unprotected sex about 3 weeks ago I am not on birth control but I took plan B the next day. It also happened the first day of my period. I have had flu like symptoms and still no period. I took 2 pregnancy tests and they both came out negative. Am I

Not likely: If you did the test correctly and it was negative at more than three weeks after sex, you are unlikely to be pregnant. Plan B can upset the normal rhythm of periods. You should repeat the test in 4-5days. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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2 month late period for first time. No stress or STD. Had stomach flu like symptoms. Neg. Urine test. Full boobs adom. Pressure. What could be wrong?

2 month late period for first time. No stress or STD. Had stomach flu like symptoms. Neg. Urine test. Full boobs adom. Pressure. What could be wrong?

Late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Unusual periods with severe pain and flu like symptoms.....

How are they unusual: Bleeding patterns with the menstrual cycle say a lot about what may be wrong in terms of hormones or fibroids or other issues that could be going on. Flu like symptoms aren't typically associated with one's uterus, however before a menstrual cycle women can get body aches and bloating due to elevated hormone levels. If you are having absence of menses or bleeding more than once a month, see md. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex on ovulation periods came only 2 days ffg day had spotting, back pain, not feeling hungry, cramps, hot urine, flu like symptoms, pregnant?

Unprotected sex on ovulation periods came only 2 days ffg day had spotting, back pain, not feeling hungry, cramps, hot urine, flu like symptoms, pregnant?

Pregnancy test: If you have any concerns, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...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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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