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Flu Like Symptoms Before Ovulation
Is it normal to have flu like symptoms while ovulating? I know for sure I am ovulating and I feel achy and have a sore throat. Am I sick?
Viral syndrome: You are probably having a flu like viral syndrome. ...Read more
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?
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
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
Hi would like to know if its possible for a 4month old prem baby to get cold or flu like symptoms before teething? Sudden runny blocked nose.?
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?
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
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
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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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
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
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
I have had the same flu-like symptoms since february and have gotten sick four times. What is wrong?
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
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
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
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
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
Sounds uncomfortable: If this is a pattern- would seek medical assessment. Take care. ...Read more
Not typically: Cellulitis is defined as a localized skin infection which should be diagnosed by warmth, redness, tenderness and possible swelling. Flu like symptoms would include generalized body aches, fever, fatigue, and possible cough or congestion. Flu (influenza) is a virus while cellulitis is typically bacterial. However if cellulitis spreads to the blood then some flu like symptoms could be possible. ...Read more