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Doctor insights on: Flu Like Symptoms Before Ovulation

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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


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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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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.?

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.?

Yes: Colds are independent of teething and are caused generally caused by a virus. Use a gentle saline solution often and elevate the baby’s head, keeping the room cool and not too dry. Follow up for wheezing, trouble breathing, feeding difficulties or fever. All the best. ...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 causes flu like symptoms to come and go?

What causes flu like symptoms to come and go?

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

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Feelings of flu like symptoms that won't go away?

Appt: More details are needed to better advise.
The peak of the influenza season is gone, but if you have flu like symptoms, it may be possible. There is a test available to confirm the suspected diagnosis.
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What can cause reoccurring flu like symptoms come and go monthly?

What can cause reoccurring flu like symptoms come and go monthly?

Need more info: If you are having unexplained fever, chills, sweats and body aches (assuming unrelated to menses or ovulation) then see md to exclude autoimmune disorder. ...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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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 I get flu like symptoms if I smoke behind a person with a cold?

Can I get flu like symptoms if I smoke behind a person with a cold?

Smoking not good: In general, anytime you share saliva (spit) with someone who is sick there is a risk of getting an infection. ...Read more

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My wife is neasusa and she had flu like symptoms is o.t.c medicine help?

My wife is neasusa and she had flu like symptoms is o.t.c medicine help?

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

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What is the difference between having flu-like symptoms and having the actual flu?

What is the difference between having flu-like symptoms and having the actual flu?

Flu-like symptoms: The "flu-like" symptoms of fever and muscles aches can be related to a whole host of things including the early stages of lots of really bad infections. Overall, when occurring in clusters of people during the winter time, it is likely to be influenza. ...Read more

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I have flu like symptoms. What steps should I take while at home? Its been a few days.

I have flu like symptoms. What steps should I take while at home? Its been a few days.

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

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I have flu-like symptoms for 2 days got tested but it was negative anything else I can now?

I have flu-like symptoms for 2 days got tested but it was negative anything else I can now?

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

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I have had the same flu-like symptoms since february and have gotten sick four times. What is wrong?

I have had the same flu-like symptoms since february and have gotten sick four times. What is wrong?

? Flu shots: Did you have your flu shot last year? Is there any stress which decrease immunity level. If you don't have any of those, you want to see your doctor to discuss the possibilities. ...Read more

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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

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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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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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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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What could cause flu-like symptoms and seizures?

A couple of ideas: A case of viral meningitis could do this, or dehydration affecting electrolyte balances, for example. ...Read more

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What std's give you flu like symptoms?

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

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I have flu like symptoms and feel sick in my stomach what could it be?

I have flu like symptoms and feel sick in my stomach what could it be?

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

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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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Flu-like symptoms and fever for over 2 weeks, what to do?

Flu-like symptoms and fever for over 2 weeks, what to do?

Needs to see MD: You have been running fever for two weeks and it is not better. I would advice to make an appointment with your doctor and have it checked, you may be having complications of flu like sinusitis, pneumonia etc. ...Read more