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Flu Like Symptoms For 2 Weeks
I've had flu like symptoms for 2 weeks, I've been taking anti-biotic for 3 days now and still don't feel any better I've been taking anti-biotic for 3 days now and still don't feel any better, I've been going to work during the week and feel horrible.
The: The flu is caused by viruses, as such antibiotics will not be effective in treating the infection. It is not typical for the flu to last in excess of 2 weeks so, if you have not seen your physician, I recommend that you do so soon to determine the nature of your illness.
I've had flu like symptoms for 2 weeks now. The doctor has given me antibiotics for a sinus infection but I'm still feeling achy, breathless, hot and cold and no energy?
Time for recheck: Most uncomplicated viral illnesses get better within 5-10 days, even if treated with an antibiotic for a bacterial infection. The fact that you're going 14 days without improvement in symptoms is concerning. You should absolutely followup with your doctor- they'll re-examine you and see if this is the normal course for your illnesses, or if there's something else going on.
Besides HIV, is there any other STI that can cause severe flu-like symptoms in women 2-4 weeks after exposure?
Preventive skills: During times of stress deployment of self managed coping skills can help mitigate the impact of stress on the body. Suggestions include learning relaxation techniques, discussing the stressor with someone close to you, ensuring good sleep, maintaining a level of physical and preferred activity, and ensuring good nutrition.See 1 more doctor answer
Can after two months of continue flu like symptoms, a person can come repeatedly negative for HIV rapid test or not?
No but: With 2 months of continuing flu symptoms, you need to see your doctor. If you still have loose bms and are feeling bad, make sure that you are not suffering from c difficile infection as the consequence of having taken antibiotics. There are many other potential causes but you need to see your doctor since your problem is from neither flu nor hiv.See 2 more doctor answers
Been having body aches & mild fever with no other flu like symptoms for two days now. What could it be?
A virus: A viral illness is most likely when symptoms have been present only 2 days.
Had chills and flu like symptoms for two days now. But now I have pretty bad pain in both kidneys. It's worse while lying down.
Rule out pyeloneph: You need to see a doctor in order to rule out a kidney infection called pyelonephritis. Electrolytes and cultures need to be checked. Keep yourself well hydrated. It may be self limiting.
Symptoms: Go see your doctor and be checked. Lots of possibilitiesSee 2 more doctor answers
My 13 year old daughter seems to have a pretty heavy period, going through a pad every hour or two. She also almost seems to get "flu like" symptoms.
Every time I get a deep tissue massage I feel flu like symptoms for a day or two. I'm fatigued, I have the chills, and my whole body aches. Causes?
Massasge: And flu-like symptoms. When you get a massage, the sludge of the lymphatic fluid is circulated through your body. That needs to be eliminated through urination and BM. If elimination of the toxins are slower than the release of them you can get flu-like symptoms. Please see your doc to make sure you are otherwise healthy. Peace and good health.See 2 more doctor answers
I have had cough for two weeks and allot of yellow phlem flu like symptoms for 3 days at begening of illness feel like fever in body but no real fever?
Flu like symptoms followed by a rash. What could it be? My two year old sister was sick and puking on tuesday and now has a rash that itches. The rash looks like a bunch of tiny red dots that itch and sometimes merge into a big red mess. The rash is all o
This: This could possibly be a scarlatina rash, related to a strep infection.
Hi my af is due in three days I took cheap pregnancy tests the past two days both neg. Sense of smell is strong also flu like symptoms cud I be preg?
Probably not: Most home pregnancy tests are accurate and reliable, but if you feel unsure about the results you should have a test done in a clinic or at the health department. If your period is not due for 3 days, wait to see if it starts. If it is one week late, try repeating a pregnancy test or having one done in at a clinic or health department. In the meantime, take Folic Acid supplements.
Had 4 hrs severe n&v and then continued muscle weakness/spasms and flu-like symptoms after 1st two days of 2 week liver detox. What from detox causes this?
Water: Are you drinking too much water?Get a more detailed answer ›
Best to see your doc: If these symptoms have persisted for more than two weeks then it is best to see your doctor. Without more information and an exam it is difficult to say what exactly this is so a doctor's visit is warranted.
Last two weeks I start having runny itching nose with itching eyes and sneezing. With flu like symptoms but without fever. What's wrong with me?
A cold or URI: Sounds like you have a cold. Colds are generally self limited and will get better with time. Treat the symptoms as best you can with OTC products.
Abdominal pain for two weeks doctors think it's gastritis or constipation I am now having flu like symptoms no nausea with a fever what's going on?
Many causes: Many possible causes for flu like symptoms with abdominal pain. .. Evaluation includes making sure you aren't pregnant, doing a pelvic examination to look for uterine and ovarian causes sometimes a simple trial of antacids (h2 blockers) can reveal the source. Please be sure to get followup with your doctor if this doesn't improve on its own.
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?
Yes: It could be. Go and get checked by a knowledgable physician.See 2 more doctor answers
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.See 1 more doctor answer
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