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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Flu (Definition)

The flu, otherwise known as influenza, is a viral infection of the nose and throat. Symptoms of influenza include fever, chills, runny nose, muscle aches, fatigue, malaise, headaches, and coughing. Children with the flu often have nausea and vomiting as well. Some strains of the flu are preventable by getting a yearly flu ...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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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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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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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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Can cellulitis cause flu like symptoms?

Can cellulitis cause flu like symptoms?

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

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Flu like symptoms with impetigo, what to do?

Flu like symptoms with impetigo, what to do?

Because of the: skin issues - I would go ahead and get it medically checked. ...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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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

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more