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Flu Symptoms Lasting 2 Weeks
Not uncommon: Fever is a sometimes unpleasant side effect of the flu shot (and most vaccines). Good news is your body's responding appropriately and your immune system is working. If the fever lasts more than 24 hrs or your having other side effects, it doesn't hurt to let your doc know. Otherwise, it'll go away on its own. Best of luck! ...Read more
No: Hiv is a virus that diminishes and significantly reduces you immune system specifically the t line. Influenza is a virus that incubates for about a week sometimes less and causes a powerful respiratory infection. If this is what happened you are more likely to have flu than hiv. Most with HIV begin to have " opportunistic" infections like thrush which is fungal and normally suppressed. ...Read more
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Barking cough, runny nose, body aches, but no fever. Had a bad cold or possible sinus infection got better 2 weeks ago listed symptoms persisting. ?
Flu for 5 days despite of flu shot. Still have fever, aches, chills, no appetite, mild cough, headache, exhaustion. Still contagious? How long?
See your doctor.: One of the biggest problems from the flu is the chance of secondary bacterial infections, including sinusitis and pneumonia. Fever for 3-4 days can be normal, but with 5 days of it, it is time to be seen. You are contagious for 5-7 days after the onset of symptoms. If you have shortness of breath, dizziness, blurry vision, go to the ER. The vaccine only protects 60% of folks. ...Read more
Not HTLV: The human T lymphotropic viruses (HTLV) rarely cause symptoms at all. When they do, symptoms typically start months or years later. Two days is much too soon -- not possible. No worries! ...Read more
Check temperature: I agree that most likely you do not have bacterial pneumonia which some patients develop following a viral infection. Viruses may cause damage to the lining of the airway. In the meantime, a humidifier and staying well hydrated, while recovering are suggested. If you have problems breathing and/or fever, please see your physician. If the cough lasts longer than 3 weeks, follow up is advised. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can virus cause gallbladder attack? Spouse + myself had attack within weeks. Gallbladder pain followed 10 days of flu symptoms (body pain + fatigue)?
Influenza b 3 weeks ago. Major symptoms are gone but turned into laryngitis for 2 of those wks. Sore throat better, but no voice?! is this normal w/flu?
Began tuesday 9/24. Peak horrible symtoms begining 3 day later and lasting for 2 weeks. Mild fever, tiredness, congestion, chest pain?
Vomiting, upper stomach pain and knotty sensations, nausea. Pregnant tests negative. 10 days now. Prior this 2 weeks viral fever. ?
Difficult question: There are likely much more details in your case that will be key in diagnosis- this forum will not be the place to get there. A thorough review of your case along with an interview with your doctor will be much more helpful to you. ...Read more
Experiencing flu like symptms for 2 -3 wks w/ mild & short fevers in btwn & irritated sinunes. I'm also approx. 2 months preg. Should I be worried?
2 year old with 102 fever for 2 days. Sleeping and eating fine. Had a sore throat 2 weeks ago. H/O chronic ear infection but no complaints of pain.
Persistent fatigue, mild sore throat, chills, tender neck glands, ear ache for a few weeks after flu although no test done to confirm flu. Normal?
A few weeks?: Not related, see your doctor, it may be something entirely difference. ...Read more