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Doctor insights on: How Long Does Myalgia Associated With The Flu Last

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Dr. Raj Upadya
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Muscle Pain (Definition)

Also known as myalgia, muscle pain is a result of overuse or stretching of the muscle. Muscle pain can occur either becuase of an infection or because of a mechanical injury. It can be acute, or chronic pain that ...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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How long does the flu last when u have hiv?

How long does the flu last when u have hiv?

Viral Illness: There is no right answer to this. There are numerous flu viruses and without knowing the status of your health. I would say three to five days is common with viral illnesses. 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?

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 can fatigue last with the flu?

Days to weeks: Fatigue aftrer influenza can last days to weeks. It depends on your general health, how il you were, and if you had any complcations such as sinus infection, or pneumonia. Some have a mild illness and may have minimal fatigue. Influenza is an acute severe illness. It can be prevented by yearly influenza vaccine Read more

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How long does the flu like system for HIV last?

How long does the flu like system for HIV last?

HIV: Fever, lymphadenopathy, pharyngitis, rash, myalgia, malaise, mouth and esophageal sores, headache, nausea and vomiting, enlarged liver/spleen, weight loss, thrush, and neurological symptoms occur. Patients may have all, some, or none of these symptoms. The duration of symptoms varies, averaging 28 days and usually lasting at least a week. Read more

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How long could diarrhea usually last when one has the flu?

How long could diarrhea usually last when one has the flu?

Gastroenteritis: According to the cdc, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of one to ten days (depending on the specific virus). Read more

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My fever has come and gone for almost 12 hours. How long does fever last with the flu. I can only take Tylenol! 4k mgs in 24 hrs, right?

My fever has come and gone for almost 12 hours. How long does fever last with the flu. I can only take Tylenol! 4k mgs in 24 hrs, right?

Flu...: With the flu, the fever can last for a few days. The maximum dose of Tylenol (acetaminophen) is 3 grams (or 3000mg) in 24 hours. Be careful not to exceed this dose as it can lead to liver damage. If your symptoms worsen, see your doctor. Read more

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5 year old has the flu. Day 5 with a fever that comes and goes up to 102. when fever comes down she is more active. Is it normal to last this long?

5 year old has the flu. Day 5 with a fever that comes and goes up to 102. when fever comes down she is more active. Is it normal to last this long?

Need evaluation: By pediatrician, kids do not tolerate high temperature Need right diagnosis and appropriate measures has to be taken soon Please call the kids pediatrician now. 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. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more