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Has the flu had fever fells better but tired is it normal?

Has the flu had fever fells better but tired is it normal?

Yes.: usually after the flu or similar illness the body may feel fatigued as it recovers. this is usually temporary and should resolve in 24-48 hours. if it persists longer see your doctor. ...Read more

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


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When I get fever, body pains, etc…, does the fever cause the body pains or does the flu virus cause the body pains?

When I get fever, body pains, etc…, does the fever cause the body pains or does the  flu virus cause the body pains?

No pain due to fever: Fever is part of the body's response to infection, mediated by the release of chemicals (cytokines) from inflammatory cells directed against the agent causing infection. The same is at least partially true for the muscle pain, although there may be some breakdown of muscle cells by the virus (myositis). ...Read more

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Post fever of 102 and flu like symptoms... Still experiencing severe skin sensitivity/pain similar to what i felt during the flu. Is that normal?

Post fever of 102 and flu like symptoms... Still experiencing severe skin sensitivity/pain similar to what i felt during the flu.  Is that normal?

Flu: You may still have some fevers for a few days after the flu. The skin sensitivity will improve with time. Look for colored drainage or discharge. That will signify a bacterial infection. Sometimes a viral infection may turn into a bacterial one tht may need antibiotics. Contact your doctor if that happens. Take Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) for a fever. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is a heart rate over 100 BPM normal if you have the flu/fever?

Is a heart rate over 100 BPM normal if you have the flu/fever?

Yes: In an adult, tachycardia is defined as a heart rate above 100. Fever can certainly increase your heart rate (as can many other things). ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more


Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more