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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 (Definition)

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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Flu like symptoms for past 5 months. Dr.'s issued tests including immunoglobulins, sed rate, cbc; everything is 'normal'. What do I do? I feel awful.

Flu like symptoms for past 5 months. Dr.'s issued tests including immunoglobulins, sed rate, cbc; everything is 'normal'. What do I do? I feel awful.

Flu won't quit: Depends on what symptoms you are experiencing. Have there been any actual documented infections such as sinusitis or pneumonia? If you're experiencing respiratory symptoms my first inclination is that you should have an allergy evaluation. Even systemic flulike symptoms such as fatigue and malaise may be a part of the allergy syndrome. Look for a board certified allergy specialist at aaaai.Org. ...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. A virtual appt online: healthtap.com/DosanjhMD Code: NCYHPZ ...Read more

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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

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Ovarian Cancer (Definition)

It is a cancer which arises from the ovary. This cancer is typically silent, producing little or no symptoms till it spreads, first into the pelvic area and later into the peritoneal cavity leading to fluid accumulation(ascites) which is often the first symptom. Despite its late presentation, there is a reasonable treatment for it, with some long term survivors even ...Read more


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