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Head Flu Symptoms
Chronic headaches, pain in my right nasal cannel that shoots through my head. No flu/cold symptoms.?
Headaches/nasal pain: Difficult to say with limited information. Your headaches need a thorough evaluation and may or may not be associated with nasal pain. A good place to start is likely an ENT evaluation with a thorough nasal exam, endoscopy to look inside. There may be problems like a deviated septum, polyps or other issues. If the headaches are determined to be unassociated, see neurologist to evaluated headaches. ...Read more
I have flu symptoms and my head seems to be in the floating I feel like I'm still moving whilst I'm stationary. Is this normal?
Can hving flu, can flu symptoms come and go over a few weeks? Does your head feel like smthing is humming inside it with blokd like ears? Dizy tired head
I've had a tender sore feeling on the outside of my head and face on 1 sidewhen I touch it with slight headache and my eye stings no flu symptoms?
I had flu symptoms for 3 days. I started to feel better and went back to busy schedule for 2 days now have bad sore throat and heavy pressure in head?
I'm 38 weeks pregnant and having flu symptoms my head hurts my whole body hurts im throwing up and having chills what does this mean?
I have had flu jag in october, but still getting very strong flu symptoms, shivering, sweating, sore throat, sore head and sore mussels?
May have the flu: Flu vaccine is only 60 -70% effective in preventing the illness. May well reduce severity in many of remaining 30 - 40%. Never-the-less worth having it every year, specially as we grow older. ...Read more
I have flu symptoms - started 4 days ago with sore throat, now got blocked runny nose, cough and nausea. Noticed I have a lump on top of my head?
Not sure pink eye: With flu-like symptoms it's difficult to know whether you will develop a full case of the flu. As a viral infection, influenza may also affect moist mucous membranes of the eye causing discharge. It's contagious so be care full not to spread it around, and to your other eye. Careful cleansing of eyelashes to clean the matter, artificial tear drops, a brief course of a ocular decongestant may help. ...Read more
No fever or flu symptoms I have red blotches under my skin on face. My face even gets red then goes away. What is this?
Cannot diagnose: Answers on HealthTap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. Without being able to obtain a full history and to examine you there is no way in which to know what you have. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
How can flu in an infant be treated? Hi, my baby 2 month-old has been having flu symptoms for 2 days such as stufy nose and dry coughe?
At this time of year, it may be due to another viral or bacterial illness. There are certain infection that also can be diagnosed at this age, which actually may have been transmitted earlier in life. Monitor the baby's temperature, and it is advisable to call your physician. If the temperature is elevated, then a work up is indicated.
PRMG/Pediatrics, fax 858 259 9689 for review of records. ...Read more
I have a rash on my side face and chest with flu symptoms any idea what could be I have pics they r circle shaped with red around?
Rash: This is probably a viral syndrome that is going to resolve itself. If it persists greater than a week, have the local family doctor check you out. Good luck. ...Read more
Have cold/ flu symptoms with excessive forehead sweating the past 2 days. Had consumed a reasonable amount of alcohoI 2 days prior to this?
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
Hi, I think something is really wrong with me, hopefully I'm just being paranoid. I've had cold and flu symptoms, and if I blow my nose, most of is blood. Is this something serious?
I began flu symptoms 5 days ago. This morning woke up with visible lump on neck below jaw line to the right of adam's apple. Why is that?
Neck lump: This probably represents an enlarged lymph node in response to a recent viral infection. If this does not resolve within a week or so you should see your physician. ...Read more
For the past 5 days I have had intermittent pressure at the bridge of my nose on the left side. No cold or flu symptoms. Worse when swallowing.
24yr old male 190 pounds- woke up three mornings ago with cold/flu symptoms. The next day he felt feverish-2day nose stuffed&a headache&even eyes hurt?
Cold: There are several over the counter remedies to treat these symptoms ...Read more
It runs it course: Unless you take an antiviral very early on. For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon >. ...Read more
Had meningitis last year from bad sinuses. Flu symptoms recently, flu swab of nose. Can sticking the swab in nose cause new infection or meningitis?
When handled properly by a medical professional, the swab is taken from a sterile package, inserted to a specific depth, swirled, removed, and placed in a culture tube. When the flu test is performed this way, it should not cause infection.
Of course, if someone drops the swab on the floor first, it could pick up germs which might then cause infection.
I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Cold & flu symptoms then face & body red rash. Not raised flat. Don't recall a fever but did notice sweating last few nights but cool to touch. Measles?
Painful lymph node on left side, some ear pain when ear is touched. Ear is red. No flu symptoms and no tonsils. X 3 days now. Ear is new?
Cellulitis: This sounds like a soft tissue infection involving the external ear and possibly the external auditory canal. You should be seen as soon as possible by a doctor and have this diagnosed and managed. It can turn very severe quickly if not treated. ...Read more
A doctor told me yesterday I do have a virus and not the flu. But have flu symptoms. Today, I woke up with my skin (abdominal) feeling numb & that area feeling swollen. I can go back but I'm not sure if this is from the virus I have/getting over.?
Follow UP: Maybe a different doctor would be able to check you out. Sometimes reassurance or in the past 24 hours things may have changed. Follow up with your doctor by phone. If still not feeling better go to Urgent Care or ER. The numbness usually does not go with flu symptoms. Alot more information needed to advise. ...Read more
I had all the flu symptoms except nausea, and a stuffy/runny nose. I also had frequent urination all in one day. The next morning it was gone. Why?
My wife is just coming out of the flu symptoms with severe headaches and her right ear is popping with clear fluid discharging?
Needs to be seen: It looks like your wife needs to be examined by a physician as soon as possible. If she has high fever, confusion or neck stiffness she probably needs to be seen immediately. ...Read more
Doctor told me I have a viral infection back in June as I had flu symptoms, but kept getting symptoms for months and still have them now mouth symptom?
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Is it normal to have flu symptoms right before ovulation? I'm feverish, stuffy, runny nose, fatigue, and body aches. It is recurring every month.
It is possible:
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) affects most menstruating women to some degree, and can include many different symptoms. PMS symptoms can appear any time in the two weeks prior to menstruation. Some symptoms common to both the flu and PMS include: joint and muscle pain, fatigue and weakness, headaches, chills, irritability and anxiety.
If symptoms recur every month, it is most likely due to PMS. ...Read more
I have a stubborn friend showing sure signs of jaundice. Yellow eyes, skin, vomiting and other flu symptoms. I say go to er. Am I right?
Jaundiced?: His/her symptoms, when considered together, suggest early onset jaundice due to a liver problem, bile duct/gallbladder problem, or pancreatic disease. This can be serious, may worsen, & deserves urgent physical examination & lab testing. Please get him/her to see a doctor or to present to the emergency room. And absolutely no alcohol. Yes, you're right on the money! ...Read more
Varied sizes of orange/fleshy coloured lumps/bumps back wall of throat. No cold or flu symptoms. Orangey tint mouth. Present for a couple of months.?
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