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In philippines for 3 weeks. I now have flu like symptoms, headache, sweating profusly. Exotic diseas?

In philippines for 3 weeks. I now have flu like symptoms, headache, sweating profusly. Exotic diseas?

Depends: When did you get the symptoms? Common illnesses occur commonly, and rare (exotic) illnesses occur rarely. Most likely you caught a viral infection on the airplane or airport. If you symptoms persist, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more


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The past 4 days i've had flu symptoms, but very lighted, continous headache urgent care ruled out influenza i feel somewhat dilerious, any ideas?

The past 4 days i've had flu symptoms, but very lighted, continous headache urgent care ruled out influenza i feel somewhat dilerious, any ideas?

Dehydration: Drink 2 glasses of warm water initially, then 1 glass every 30 min for next two hours, then 1 glass every hour for rest of day. You should be urinating every hour and urine should be clear. Do this for one day and you will feel better much faster. ...Read more

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I have been having giddiness, headache on & off for 2 weeks. No cough, flu symptoms. My GP cannot diagnose anything. I am concern of serious illness?

I have been having giddiness, headache on & off for 2 weeks. No cough, flu symptoms. My GP cannot diagnose anything. I am concern of serious illness?

Usually a good sign: As a neurologist used to seeing really nasty stuff- I'd say NOT being able to find anything after a couple of weeks is usually a good sign. Nevertheless, I understand your air of caution. Perhaps, you should keep track of ALL SYMPTOMS on a log. Sometimes, this leads to patterns that your GP can better recognize and organize into something treatable. Make sure you're not overusing OTC meds. ...Read more

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Flu symptoms started 3days ago with a fever of 100.5 and achy body and headache and eyes hurting. Better now by skin still sensitive on back and torso?

Flu symptoms started 3days ago with a fever of 100.5 and achy body and headache and eyes hurting. Better now by skin still sensitive on back and torso?

Plenty of fluids.: The flu is a very uncomfortable and sometimes dangerous condition. Good that you are getting better. Drink fluids, and get rest. I expect that you will be back to normal soon. Make sure you get yearly flu shots, as new flu strains appear from year to year. ...Read more

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My daughter (9 yrs old) has had nausea for the past 7 days or so. She has no fever, no headaches, flu symptoms or any other symptoms. What could it be?

My daughter (9 yrs old) has had nausea for the past 7 days or so. She has no fever, no headaches, flu symptoms or any other symptoms. What could it be?

Many things: Anytime a child has symptoms for that long, i think getting a good history and exam is important. Not having other symptoms is good, but nausea can have many causes. It can be from infection, medication, allergy, anxiety, reflux disease, gluten/lactose issues and so on. Best to sit down and explore thoroughly with a provider you trust. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Flu (Definition)

Flu is also known as Influenza. Influenza (aka "flu") is a contagious respiratory viral illness that can cause mild to severe illness including death. There is treatment available to decrease symptoms, but it is better to prevent the flu is by getting ...Read more


Dr. Morton Levitt
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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more