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Flu Like Symptoms And Diarrhea
4 weeks ago i had anal sex the condom was ok (checked) but since a week i started to have a skin rash and now since two days I have flu like symptoms plus diarrhea , could it be HIV ?
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
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
I been getting flu like symptoms while using sulfamethoxazole (bact) at 160 mg 2 tablets a day. I been getting somewhat chills, diarrhea, and etc...
I have had flu like symptoms for week i was feeling better but 3 days ago cough worse specks of blood in phlem and today had diarrhea and kidney pain?
My 45 yr old husband has diarrhea and flu like symptoms. Probably a virus. However is also experiencing severe pain in penis after urination. ?
See a doctor: These two sets of symptoms may or may not have any common source, but both would benefit from diagnostic evaluations and therapy. Please go soon. ...Read more
I have horrible pain above my belly button. Vomiting with small traces of blood. Diarrhea. Flu like symptoms. Feeling like I may pass out. Im 27, male?
Gastroenteritis: Possibly food poisoning or viral gastroenteritis based on your report. Are you able to keep water down? If not, have someone take you to ER now. Do you have a fever? Did you eat anything out of the ordinary recently? Anyone else around you have same symptoms? Since you are dizzy, don't drive yourself to the ER. Please have someone else take you or call 911. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I woke up yesterday with achy/flu like symptoms all over my body, just feeling weak. I have diarrhea and really bad stomach pain , is it a bug?
I have just gotten upset stomach and diarrhea. I also feel slightly off, cant tell if i have fever no thermometer. But have no other flu like symptoms really. Wondering what it might be ?
My 7 yr old son has been having flu like symptoms a wk now. 1st vomiting now diarrhea no fever but fatigue & little appetite. How long could thislast?
2 weeks: Viral stomach bugs ("tummy flus") can have diarrhea for up to 2 weeks following initial illness. As long as stools are not very frequent (ie/ >4 episodes per day), bloody or mucousy, it's ok to monitor at home. Encourage hydration with water, AVOID FRUIT JUICE AND DAIRY (try changing to soy for a few weeks), and start a twice daily probiotic (powder or chewable). ...Read more
Kidney infection? - extreme back pain nausea, blood in diarrhea , flu like symptoms and pain when peeing. Cant see doc till mon what can I do?
Stomach pain, constipated then diarrhea. flu like symptoms. sweats then chills. achy muscles. hard to breath. no rash but has been bitten by tick. ?
Constant nausea, abdominal pain (upper and lower), loose stools, fatigue, hot flashes and dizziness, emotional, flu-like symptoms and tender breasts!?
Carcinoid Tumors: Carcinoid tumors that can be found in small intestine or in the chest, could cause similar symptoms. Sometimes they may cause hypotension too that cause "dizziness". See an endocrinologist for a complete history ; physical exam as well as hormonal work up. "endometriosis"; "irritable bowel syndrome (ibs)"; "psychsomatic disorders" ; "panic attacks" need to be ruled out also. ...Read more
Nausea, Headaches (sev) bad diarrhoea, dizziness, and flu like symptoms as well as stomach cramps, what could this be Please ?
I have had stomach pain and diarrhoea since Friday evening. Flu like symptoms on Saturday, Sunday and Monday morning. Should I go see a doctor?
Effect on function ?: Are you able to take if fluids well enough to pee every 6-8 hrs? Have you been able to take meals and get some work done ? Is this worsening or starting to get better ? If you are dry (don't pee at least every 12 hrs), can't function well enough to maintain yourself, or are getting worse you should certainly be seen. If not you can decide day to day if it will pass without a visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have bad stomach cramps, but no diarrhoea or vomiting, stool is normal. Have flu like symptoms, congestion, runny nose, body ache, clouded mind...
Could nasal/phlegm drainage or too much spicy food or candy cause me to have flu symptoms like diarrhea/fatigue/upset stomach/headache/etc.?
No: The flu is caused by the influenza virus. You catch it from others via infected oral or nasal secretions. If you are immunosuppressed, stressed, or overtired, these things may predispose you to a viral infection. Food and the other things that you mentioned should not predispose you to the flu virus. You can have symptoms that seem like the flu and unrelated due to things you eat. ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
No.: You need to see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Not likely: Nails or skin under nails? I can not think of a way to change color of your nails, but skin under nails typically reflects amount of oxygen being carried by red cells. Bright red means full of oxygen and blue means depleted. Other disorders can also cause discoloration, but if new or associated with shortness of breath will need an explanation soon. ...Read more
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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