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Intermittent low fevers and flu like symptoms. Could it be food allergies, candida or possible cancer?

Intermittent low fevers and flu like symptoms. Could it be food allergies, candida or possible cancer?

Fevers: It does not sound like any of the three causes are the cause of your intermittent fevers. You may want to consult a rheumatologist to determine the cause of your fevers. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Painful swollen underarm lymphnode in 60yr old male. Fatigue, fever, flu-like symptoms. Likely to be cancer (since it is painful)?

Painful swollen underarm lymphnode in 60yr old male. Fatigue, fever, flu-like symptoms. Likely to be cancer (since it is painful)?

Could be anything..: He needs to be further examined. He would need to have a good examination and some blood work/procedures- scan and perhaps biopsy- need to be done. Due to his age- it could be many things-from infection/inflammation to cancer-that still has to be ruled out. Although many times, cancerous lymph nodes are painless, but it can be painful too. Please bring him to see his md for further evaluation. ...Read more

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

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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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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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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Could my flu like symptoms be from getting my getting 8 piercings in one week?

Could my flu like symptoms be from getting my getting 8 piercings in one week?

Possible but: Not likely. Unless any of those site or sites got infected, you should not get flu like symptoms from clean piercings. ...Read more

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Can HPV cause flu like symptoms?

Can HPV cause flu like symptoms?

No: Hpv is similar to weeds in your lawn. It grows where the virus starts & doesn't go further unless it seeds another surface. It does not enter your blood like a flu or move through your body. It's symptoms arise from the physical changes at the location it infects. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for flu-like symptoms?

How can I get treatment for flu-like symptoms?

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 more

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What is flu like symptoms when exposed to hiv?

What is flu like symptoms when exposed to hiv?

Symptoms include: Headache, muscle fatigue and general weakness, joint pains, sometimes rash, fever/chills/ or cold sweats, maybe sore throat, maybe abdominal pain. These are all "flu-like". ...Read more

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Are flu like symptoms normal when having a period?

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

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Could I get flu like symptoms from being allergic to eggs?

Could I get flu like symptoms from being allergic to eggs?

No: Egg allergy causes typical allergy symptoms: itchiness, hives, swelling, asthma, belly pain, nausea, vomiting and in rare cases it can be fatal. ...Read more

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Can gonorrhea cause flu like symptoms?

Can gonorrhea cause flu like symptoms?

PID possible: Gonorrhea can certainly go beyond a simple cervical infection and become a more serious infection, called pid. If you have been diagnosed with gonorrhea and are having more "systemic" symptoms, then you need to contact your doctor. If, as you say, are having other things like mouth ulcers, then talk to your doctor about the possibility of some other type of infection as well. ...Read more

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Chest pains due to cough and flu like symptoms?

Chest pain: You can get chest pain with flu ; cough. Flu can also turn in to pneumonia when one tends to develop the fever again. ...Read more

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What could cause flu-like symptoms and seizures?

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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Does seasonal allergy result in flu-like symptoms?

Does seasonal allergy result in flu-like symptoms?

No: Symptoms of influenza are fever, coughing, muscle pains. Headache, chest pain, extreme fatigue. Symptoms of seasonal allergy are nasal stuffiness, sneezing, itchy nose and eyes, runny nose, post nasal drip and occasionally mild fatigue. In. ...Read more

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Can having sex cause me to just get flu like symptoms?

Can having sex cause me to just get flu like symptoms?

Vasomotor rhinitis: This form of rhinitis, runny nose, is non-allergic and not due to inflammation either, and yes, sexual arousal can be a cause. So if you were referring to feeling warm, flushed 9some other common bodily sensations post coitus) and stuffy during and after having sex, then this is most likely the cause. ...Read more

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What can cause flu like symptoms every time I have sex?

What can cause flu like symptoms every time I have sex?

You. May be. ...: Having a reaction to, if it is being used, spermicidal jelly or even the condum. ...Read more

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Unusual periods with severe pain and flu like symptoms.....

How are they unusual: Bleeding patterns with the menstrual cycle say a lot about what may be wrong in terms of hormones or fibroids or other issues that could be going on. Flu like symptoms aren't typically associated with one's uterus, however before a menstrual cycle women can get body aches and bloating due to elevated hormone levels. If you are having absence of menses or bleeding more than once a month, see md. ...Read more

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Is a flu like symptoms and achy body could be an early pregnancy?

Is a flu like symptoms and achy body could be an early pregnancy?

Probably not.: Classic pregnancy
sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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2 days of extreme fatigue and light flu-like symptoms? What can it be?

2 days of extreme fatigue and light flu-like symptoms? What can it be?

Viral illness: Symptoms like this are not very specific and could represent most anything although flu like symptoms are typically due to viruses. The extreme fatigue part is often related to activation of the immune system. ...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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My daughters face is swollen and she is having flu like symptoms, could this be mumps?

My daughters face is swollen and she is having flu like symptoms, could this be mumps?

Mumps: If the swelling below the ear and over the bone which is your mandible then mumps is a possibility. I would see your doctor to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause flu like symptoms to appear monthly during menstrual cycle?

You may have: Dysmenorrhea. During a woman’s period she may experience abdominal cramping, pain in the back & things, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, increased sweating & loose bowel movements. Flu symptoms may include: muscle aches & pains, a fever above 100 degrees, headache, congestion, weakness, chills, increased sweating and coughing. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference between the flu and a virus that has flu like symptoms?

I want to know what is the difference between the flu and a virus that has flu like symptoms?

Different viruses: The differences are that they are caused by different species of viruses that can have common symptoms but can have different frequencies and severities of complications. Influenza, parainfluenza, RSV and coronaviruses all can present with identical symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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