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Flu or cold? Symptoms were: Sudden chills, very slight temp, body aches, congested nose, headache, exhaustion, diarrea, stomach ache. And what to do?
Systemic viral: Your symptoms have the features of a systemic viral illness. We tend to call this "the flu" though it may well be caused by another virus besides the influenza virus. So isolate yourself, wash your hands frequently, take plenty fluids while eating well, and get plenty rest. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Sneezing, sinus congestion, chills, sweats, diarrhea, nausea. Vomiting every 1-2 hours. I got my flu shot this year.
Explanation : These all symptoms most likely related to other viral infection, not flu. To help yourself you need to drink fluids by small amount but very often to prevent dehydration, first of all. Diet with a lot of rice, apple sauce, toast, banana are helpful. Advil or Motrin may help with chills. And Day/nyouil is helpful for sinus congestion. Be well soon. ...Read more
Face feels hot, cold chills, tight throat, fatigue, upset stomach, diarrhea, shoulder/neck aches, brain fog, congestion, but no fever?
Rest.: Sounds like you have the flu. If it is viral, you may only have low grade fever or sometimes none at all. O to bed, take 650 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) every 4 hours for the aches and pains, gargle with warm salt water, drink lots of fluids, chicken broth and just rest. Hopefully, it is just the one day flu. ...Read more
Have symptoms like meningitis fever nervous system messed up vomiting diarrhea headache feels like brain shaking?
Pneumonia, bronchitis or flu shortness of breath. Coughing, wheezing, chills, fever, bodyaches, headache
Hello. : Hello. Can not distinguish between these three diagnoses based on this information. You will need a medical history, a physical examination to include auscultation of your lungs and you might need a chest xray as well. They will probably check your blood oxygen level and may also do some lab tests. Would play it safe and get evaluated at the emergency room, as there is a possibility that you could have pneumonia. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Headache, sore throat, cough, flushed face, fatigue, chapped lips, cough, nausea, muscle aches, earache, feverish all started today. Flu?
Many symptoms: You should go to the nearest Emergency Room as soon as you can. ...Read more
See a doctor: If you're feeling chest pain, having trouble breathing or feeling short of breath, you should see a doctor immediately and not wait until your doctor's office opens tomorrow. This could be something viral, but bacterial pneumonia is still very possible, especially if you have a Hx of recurrent pneumonia. If you're concerned, don't wait to seek treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Flu shot 3 days ago, gas, nausea, runny nose, headache, mild chest pain, weakness, sweating/chills, and dizzy. If not flu shot then what?
Chest conjestion cough dry stuffy nose pounding headache dry eyes dizzy spells nausea No fever or chills cold flu or allergies?
See doctor: You did not mention how long these symptoms have been present. If just for a few days, it may just be from a viral infection. If longer than that or getting worse, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
I'm not sick but all of a sudden developed flu like symptoms feeling cold, body aches, lightheaded, random chest pain, overheating, sweating. why?
May be influenza: Although not the season for the flu, the description of the symptoms are fairly typical for viral infection. Assuming that you are otherwise healthy and not exposed to other infectious agents or traveled outside of the US recently, these symptoms usually will pass in a week. Meanwhile, drink plenty of fluids, take tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever and aches and stay in bed. If anything gets worse, see your MD ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden onset: severe body aches, fever, headache. No congestion/sore thrt /cough. 101-102.5 fvr.Vomited 3x yest. But no other stomach discomfort. Flu?
Chills, shaking, sweating, fever, dry cough, nausea, diarrhea, chest pain, dizziness, sore throat, runny/stuffy nose, fatigue, hoarse voice, green sno?
Viral infection: Sounds upper respiratory infection which can result in bronchitis, nasal congestion, and sore throat. Sometimes vomiting and diarrhea can also occur. . Fever and chills may indicate superimposed bacterial infection and pneumonia on viral process. You should consult physician for examination , possible testing, and proper therapy.. ...Read more
Yes: Shaking chills and fever can be a sign of a bacterial infection. Often time pneumonia will start first with a viral illness such as a cold but if bacteria grows in the lungsand cause pneumonia, shaking chills, fever, worsening symptoms of cough, discolored phlegm begins. At that point a chest xray/medical evaluation and most likely appropriate antibiotic treatment is needed. ...Read more
Should i go to the hospital? I can't seem to get over this flu i cat stop shaking and I've tooken many meds
See below: Not normal, but very common.Get a more detailed answer ›
Had flu/cold symptoms yesterday. Went to bed and could not stop shaking and was freezing cold, which lasted over an hour. Why would this happen?
Chills and fever: Shaking chills usually means high fever, unusual for common cold, but common with influenza. If it doesn't happen again, probably not serious. But it can be a sign of a complication like pneumonia. Take your temperature and contact your doctor, to check for pneumonia or other things that might need antibiotic treatment; or for an oseltamavir (Tamiflu) prescription if it's influenza. ...Read more
Unconttolable muscle shaking full body experience , defiantly not food poisoning and I do not have a temperature or flu.. Any suggestions?. Thank you
Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
My husband has 101.8 fever and shaking quite a lot. Had one round about 3 hours ago and again now. Gave him Tylenol. He had a flu shot a month ago.
I have had a flu for the last 5 days. The first day I was shaking shaking. Now I have a dry cough with a lot of mucus ?
Feel like crying PMS or flu related? My period is due for another 5 days im coming down with a strong flu i can't stop shaking im cold no matter what
Legs heavy, feel feint, shaking a little, light headed. Sudden onset while i was standing. Just got over laryngitis and flu.
Less than 24 hrs spouse experiencing shaking chills, muscle aches, nausea 12 hrs after getting sr flu shot; similar reaction to last yr's shot. ?
Flu-like symptoms dry heaving, cough, shaking, etc. went to doc, couldn't say what it is, she has been in a cabin with mice and mice feces thisweekend?
The last 2 days i have had flu like symptoms but no fever or sore throat just extreme chills so much so that body hurts from all the shaking. Took 5 b?
Hi. Red face burning, hands cold, shaking feeling too cold, 120 pulse, feeling sleepy, presure in head and eyes. Heart problems or just a flu? Thanks
What if I have flu? & how to tell flu vs other viral inf.? I've felt bad 2 days: nausea/stomach ache, soft poop, chills/trembling, tired. How bad ?
Influenza : Usually, if you have the flu you know it! symptoms usually include fever to 102- usually of a very rapid onset- where a person could remember the exact moment he felt ill. Other symptoms include muscle aches, headache, chills, cough. While other viruses could mimic these symptoms they are usually not as severe or of such rapid onset. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cold/flu symptoms 3mths suddenly palpitations, shaking, sweating, pains in left arm/chest lasting 3hrs thyroid fine. Do i possibly have an infection?
See a doctor: Yes, you may have an infection, but there are numerous other possibilities. These symptoms are serious and should not be ignored any longer. Go and see somebody and be professionally evaluated. Good luck and get better. ...Read more
Seems like stomach flu,vomiting,light headedness,can't stand,severe back pain, numb hands and shaking,extreme nausea,can't hold anything down. ER?
Always be safe.: With the severity of your symptoms, without knowing why you're having them, the safest thing would be to get to the ED for an evaluation. ...Read more
Flu: Flu isinfluenza if the happened you need to take a medication called. Tamiflu (oseltamivir) or something similar. Now if ypu have common cold stuffy nose, no body aches mild fevers you need to take care of symptoms otc decongestants antihistaminic and cough meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tough Flu Season: This has been a tough Influenza season. The vaccine wasn't a great match to what has been circulating. Additionally Influenza-A was prevalent early in the season, and now Influenza-B is becoming more common! See a doctor soon (in 48 hours or less) if you have severe symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Influenza symptoms: Seasonal flu (influenza) symptoms include some of the following: fever with or without feeling chills; cough, sore throat, runny nose, stuffy nose, muscle aches, body aches, headaches, fatigue (tiredness). Sick children sometimes also have some vomiting or diarrhea. Usually, a sick person will be out of school or work for about a week, so it is better to get vaccinated to avoid the sickness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer