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How Long Does Decreased Sleep Associated With The Flu Last
I've had the flu for a week now and have nearly recovered but for the last two nights can't sleep from back pain and aching joints?
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
Last night when i was sleeping my throat started to hurt and it still is today. my throat is very sore so i think it is a clod or the flu. bye ?
Virus likely: This is most likely a viral infection which runs its course in several days; however if the throat symptoms worsen instead of gradually improving,get a rapid throat culture to make sure that it's not a strep throat as this requires antibiotic treatment whereas viral infections don't. In the meantime gargle with warm salt water and use throat lozenges for relief. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had the flu yesterday and my period was 3 days late. I got it last night while I was sleeping but the blood is brown with a little red. Am I prego?
Same as without FLU: 1. Maintain a regular bedtime and awakening time schedule including weekends. Get up about the same time every day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Establish a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime many include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to soothing music. 3. Sleep in a room that is dark, quiet, comfortable, and cool; >>. ...Read more
Just got done with the flu and couldn't sleep much at all, but now, just today, i feel so tired and drugged! is this normal and why?
Not surprising.: Viral infections, especially the flu will cause malaise and generalized weakness. If you have not been able to sleep and rest while you had the flu, it's not surprising you feel the way you do. Get plenty of rest and you should starting feeling better soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reduce symptoms: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestion – saline nose drops or a neti 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. ...Read more
2 days ago I had what I thought and still do believe to be the flu. Now my chest is hurting very bad when I lay down and I can't sleep? What can I do?
Why am I so tired all the time. I've also had the flu for 6 wks, could I be anaemic I just have no energy. no matter how much I sleep I'm still tired ?
My 3yr old has the flu and I have a 4 month old she's not running fever but she's sleeping more and eating less could she be getting the flu?
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