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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

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Crying (Definition)

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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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What are symptoms of the flu? & if I have every symptom of the flu except body pain, could it still be the flu?

What are symptoms of the flu? & if I have every symptom of the flu except body pain, could it still be the flu?

It is possible: In general, the flu is worse than the common cold, and symptoms such as fever, body aches, extreme tiredness, and dry cough are more common and intense. Colds are usually milder than the flu. People with colds are more likely to have a runny or stuffy nose. Colds generally do not result in serious health problems, such as pneumonia, bacterial infections, or hospitalizations. ...Read more

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Is nausea from chest congestion a symptom of the flu?

Is nausea from chest congestion a symptom of the flu?

Influenza: According to mayo clinic flu sxs may include “fever over 100f (38c), aching muscles, especially in your back, arms and legs, chills ; sweats, headache, dry cough, fatigue and weakness, nasal congestion.” children may experience nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain when they have influenza. ...Read more

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Is chest congestion a symptom of the flu? I have a fever and cough with chest congestion. Could it be the flu or something else? .

Is chest congestion a symptom of the flu? I have a fever and cough with chest congestion. Could it be the flu or something else? .

ABSOLUTELY: These are all cold and flu symptoms--especially the fever. See your doctor for a diagnosis. In early stages, there are medications available to help thwart the symptoms and progression of the flu virus. ...Read more

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Is chest congestion a symptom of the flu? I have a fever and cough with chest congestion. Could it be the flu or something else? .

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Is chest congestion a symptom of the flu? I have a fever and cough with chest congestion. Could it be the flu or something else? .

Could be.: If you are adult, you should take Amoxil 500 mg 4 times a day for 7 days. Phenergan (promethazine) dm cough syrup, one teaspooful 3 times a day till the cough improves. Also take Allegra 180 mg once at night for 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Can you have the flu without ever getting a fever? Also is pain in back of the eye a symptom of the flu?

Yes: Yes you can have flu or viral syndrome without fever. Pain behind the eye can be many things, it can be related to flu, viral upper respiratory syndrome, or sinusitis. ...Read more

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Hi. I've had the flu for almost 2 weeks. Everything has started to taste metallic. Is this a normal symptom?

Hi. I've had the flu for almost 2 weeks. Everything has started to taste metallic. Is this a normal symptom?

Yes: Metallic taste in your mouth is a fairly common symptom with viral illness, especially prolonged. Some find relief with Zinc supplementation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have the flu and started having new symptom, is this bronchitis?

What to do if I have the flu and started having new symptom, is this bronchitis?

Sxs?: Flu symptoms may include: muscle aches & pains, a fever above 100 degrees, headache, congestion, weakness, chills, increased sweating and coughing. If you have a new barking cough, issues with breathing, phlegm - let your doctor know. ...Read more

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After a week of the flu, I'm not better and have developed a New symptom: diarrhea. What can I do?

After a week of the flu, I'm not better and have developed a New symptom: diarrhea. What can I do?

Question the flu dx: IF you really HAD the flu, it isn't causing your diarrhea now. As long as your stools aren't bloody, you don't have a fever and your abdominal pain is minor after an episode of diarrhea, just keep orally hydrated and eat smart. Avoid caffeine, milk and fatty/fried/greasy foods. And eat bananas, steamed rice, apple sauce, lean protein and toast [a little jelly is okay, but no butter]. ...Read more

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Can shaky hands be a symptom of a common sickness like the flu or colds?

Can shaky hands be a symptom of a common sickness like the flu or colds?

Possibly: Shaky hands could be the manifestation of a large number of conditions. You may be extremely agitated or worried over something, you might be dehydrated from fever and lack of fluid intake, you might have low blood pressure for a variety of reasons. It is so non-specific that it is difficult to categorize, but if it is disturbing, or persistent, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have the flu for the 2nd time in 2months, I'm 40 years old and never had the flu before. My lower spine is sore, is that a flulike symptom.

I have the flu for the 2nd time in 2months, I'm 40 years old and never had the flu before. My lower spine is sore, is that a flulike symptom.

See Doctor: Recurrent non specific flu like symptoms can be the sign of underlying problem. If can be sign of festering localized infection or pathology. See doctor. ...Read more

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Can mouth ulcers be the result of the flu or a morning sickness symptom?

Can mouth ulcers be the result of the flu or a morning sickness symptom?

Possibly: If the morning sickness is causing an acid condition in the mouth, this may affect the oral soft tissues, causing canker sores, especially if nutrition is suffering also. Add hormonal changes and stress and that may be the result. Stress from illness such as flu could also provoke this condition. ...Read more

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My 11 year old had the flu shot and now her throat hurts really bad. Can this be related? Should I worry? No other symptom

Not related: The flu shot can not cause sore throat. It can cause some side effects with fever and soreness being most common. The nasal flu vaccine can cause some congestion, runny nose or sore throat. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of the flu?

The flu: According to mayo clinic flu sxs may include “fever over 100f (38c), aching muscles, especially in your back, arms and legs, chills ; sweats, headache, dry cough, fatigue and weakness, nasal congestion.” children may experience nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain when they have influenza. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of the flu?

The symptoms include: Fever, body aches, fatigue are usually the main symptoms. Patients can also have sore throat, ear pain and cough as part of their presentation for the flu.
Hope this was helpfull. ...Read more

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What are the first couple of symptoms of the flu?

What are the first couple of symptoms of the flu?

Flu: Most of the time by interviewing people their first symptoms are tiredness, feeling of malady, or listlessness, then comes the body aches and fever and headaches and the upper respiratory symptoms. Unfortunately we treat people when the highlight symptoms are present and not before. ...Read more

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What are the flu symptoms for 2011?

What are the flu symptoms for 2011?

The same like before: Fever above than38 c or higher
stuffy nose or running
dry cough
sore throat
wide spread muscle ache sever
extreme fatigue
headache
if you have those more than 48 hours most likely you have the flu. ...Read more

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What are some common symptoms of the flu?

Feeling yakhi: Fever, tired aches, runny nose, may be cough watery eyes and list goes on really feeling bla. ...Read more

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Please describe the typical symptoms of the flu?

Please describe the typical symptoms of the flu?

Flu symptoms: Flu symptoms may include: muscle aches & pains, a fever above 100 degrees, headache, congestion, weakness, chills, increased sweating and coughing. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of the flu and the common cold?

What are the symptoms of the flu and the common cold?

Flu vs cold: According to Mayo Clinic Flu sxs may include “Fever over 100F (38C), Aching muscles, especially in your back, arms and legs, Chills & sweats, Headache, Dry Cough, Fatigue and weakness, Nasal Congestion.” Common cold symptoms include: Cough, congestion, watery eyes, sneezing, sore throat, mild headache, low grade fever & mild body aches. ...Read more