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My 19 mos old has the flu with a 102 fever after meds. Why does she keep jumping/startling, making hrer take a sharp breath, then crying after?

My 19 mos old has the flu with a 102 fever after meds. Why does she keep jumping/startling, making hrer take a sharp breath, then crying after?

Consult her pediatri: Children with the flu are much more vulnerable to complications, such as pneumonia. Painful breathing could be a sign of pneumonia, it could also be related to muscle pain from severe coughing episodes. She needs to be checked, don't take any chances. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Mease
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Crying (Definition)

Crying in infancy is described as a loud, high-pitched sound made by infants in response to certain situations. Infants have a cry reflex that is a normal response to some stimuli, such as pain or hunger. Older children and adults cry for emotional reasons such as pain, fear, sadness, or frustration. Premature infants may not have a cry reflex, so they must be monitored closely for signs ...Read more


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I've been getting very severe joint pain after getting the flu shot. I can't even move things sometimes. I get to the point of crying. Extremely painful.?

I've been getting very severe joint pain after getting the flu shot.  I can't even move things sometimes. I get to the point of crying. Extremely painful.?

Can happen!: It is uncommon, but painful joints and arthritis sx can occur after a flu shot. Bear with it, because it is short lived. Low dose Prednisone (2.5-5mg) and nsaids should really improve your sx. Please do not less this "bad" experience keep you from getting vaccinated in the future. ...Read more

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My 2 year old daughter is having green stools but being sick and crying but also has the flu is there any thing i can give her?

My 2 year old daughter is having green stools but being sick and crying but also has the flu is there any thing i can give her?

Bland diet: Start out by giving her pedialyte for several hours. Then begin a bland diet, nothing greasy or fried no milk or juice either. Use tylenol (acetaminophen) if fever over 101 is present. ...Read more

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How long does the flu last?

How long does the flu last?

Flu: Its variable but generally symptoms resolve within a week. You may take OTC medications for symptom relief along with rest and hydration. If symptoms persist or worsen, consult your physician. ...Read more

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How long does the flu last?

About a week: Typically about one week as long as there are no secondary infections. ...Read more

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How long should the flu last?

How long should the flu last?

Flu: Symptoms can last from a few days to a few weeks with the severe symptoms last from 3 to 10 days. ...Read more

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Normally, how long would the flu typically last?

7-10 days: Influenza symptoms generally last 7-10 days. A persistant dry cough, worse at night, may continue for several additional weeks. ...Read more

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How long does the flu last for? At what point should you seek medical attention?

How long does the flu last for? At what point should you seek medical attention?

One season: The influenza vaccine is developed against influenza strains that are thought to be the one(s) most likely to cause an influenza epidemic. If the "guess" is correct then the vaccine might protect >60%. If not, then protection might not be that high. The more people who receive vaccine increases herd immunity making it less likely that there will be an epidemic. Also decreases febrile colds by 50%. ...Read more

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I was hit by the flu last Friday it came out of nowhere one minute i was fine the next I felt I was hit by a truck...How long will this last.

3-5 days: The main symptoms of fever, aches and pains, loss of appetite and fatigue should last about 3-5 days typically. Sometimes, fatigue after that can last 1-2 weeks longer. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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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