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Is Vomiting A Symptom Of The Flu
What to do if I do not think I have the flu, but I do have some symptoms. What to do if I do not feel nauseous and i'm not vomiting. So i can eat alfredo pasta?
Yesterday i had all of the typical symptoms of the flu: body aches, fever (103.3), vomiting, etc. Today i feel fine. Did I have the flu or what?
Sound like you had..: Usually flu gets better in 2-3 days. If persists you may need medical attention. ...Read more
Had sinus headache a few days ago now vomiting and cold/flu symptoms. Would the vomit be connected to the flu or something else?
Yes, the vomiting : Could be part of the flu. If you feel weaker or not improving, see your dr. Drink lots of water, fruit juices, chicken noodle soul etc. Take care! ...Read more
Is it still considered the flu if the symptoms are vomiting the first day then fatigue, hot flashes, extreme sensitivity to cold and body aches?
Maybe: Flu can cause vomiting though that's less likely than fever and bad cold symptoms. Other viruses that feel like the flu but more likely to cause vomiting. Adenovirus very common in our area right now. It can cause everything associated with a cold and everything associated with a stomach bug. Just for fun you can also get pink eye, rash, viral meningitis, and blood in urine. Lasts 7-14 days, too. ...Read more
Can you have the flu, without any cold, cough, or congestion
symptoms? I have chills, fever, listlessness, no energy. It started with vomiting, but none since.
The most common symptoms of flu according to the center for disease control are:
-fever (usually high)
-nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
-runny nose or congestion
unfortunately, it is difficult to diagnose the flu based on symptoms alone since many other illnesses can cause similar symptoms. Most viral illnesses start to improve after 3-4 days. If you are not staring to feel better in this time frame, you should give your doctor a call for an appointment. Good luck! ...Read more
Possibly: Flu can include: fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills, extreme fatigue, and sometimes vomiting and diarrhea. If progresses and worsens, respiratory distress and worse. Colds can have the same but usually not extreme fatigue, muscle aches and chills. ...Read more
I think my son, age 13, has the flu, what can I do to help alleviate the symptoms? My son is 13. 5'8", 200lbs.
Stomach pain and vomiting and diarrhea.
I have had a severe sore throat for a week. And now have severe diarrhea and vomiting. Is this the flu? I don't have a fever or any other symptoms.
Do I have the flu or a common cold? My symptoms are : cough, sneezing, chills, vomiting, hurting stomach, hard to breath without coughing, headache, had a fever, runny nose
I think my 3 kids have the flu, symptoms are throwing up, fever, runny noses, coughing, and headaches this started yesterday ?
Possible: Symptoms are in keeping with flu. Treat symptomatically and follow up for any worrisome symptoms. All the best, you have your hands full. ...Read more
I threw up about 3 or 4 times one day ago, had diarrhea and black stool. Are these symptoms of the flu? If so how long do they last ?
Certainly!: "Flu" is a term misused in many ways but the classic way we as providers qualify flu is when there is a viral infection caused by the influenza viruses that leads to fever, sores throat, cough, body aches, muscle aches, headache, and general malaise. When someone uses the term "stomach flu", it may not be caused by the influenza virus alone. Some of those infections are caused by other viruses. ...Read more
Many causes: Vomiting is a common symptom in children when they are sick. Some viruses (typically called stomach viruses), can cause symptoms of nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Sometimes vomiting occurs after coughing fits or after swallowing mucous. Vomiting is not usually concerning, as long as the child remains well hydrated, is acting normally and the vomiting is not bloody or bile-colored (green). ...Read more
I have been vomiting on and off for 5 days straight and been having pains in my right side that feels like stabbing pains. I know its not the flu?
Ever since my son has started nursery, he is vomiting every night and is having the flu on and off, along with temperature. He has also lost weight.
More info is needed: Your pediatrician will evaluate the problem best. Sometimes new environments will have viruses that take time to develop antibodies to protect:; however fever and weight loss are a concern and need to be carefully evaluated. Weight loss may be associated with poor eating habits or even psychological issues with your child in a new environment. Good luck. ...Read more
I recently recovered from the flu. I am so hungry but I have no appetite. I feel like if i eat something, i'm going to vomit. Is this from flu?
It may be: But something may be going on at the same time. Never make assumptions when facts can become available. See your doctor and get this worked out. Infections of any kind can suppress appetite, because chemical mediators released from inflammatory cells suppress appetite. They do not usually, however, produce nausea. Get checked. ...Read more
Flu care: If what you have is a viral gastroenteritis, more commonly known as the stomach, flu, the best thing to do if you are actively vomiting is to stop food intake. But you will need to stay hydrated with fluids such as water, juice or electrolyte solutions such as gatorade. Once you are settled down from the vomiting slowly reintroduce soft bland foods like bread, toast, rice applesauce, and bananas. ...Read more
Sounds viral: Very well may be a viral process, so try to stay well hydrated and get rest. If progressive, call your md. ...Read more
I believe I have the Flu and I have been vomiting, green and yellow. I also have a fever. I am 27. ?
Mgt: I would suggest seeing a PCP. It may be a viral illness, but there are other GI conditions associated with these symptoms. ...Read more
My 2 year old daughter had a flu shot this morning and has started vomiting this evening. Is this from the flu shot?
I have had the flu for over 2 weeks, and I still have cough, and congestion, still vomiting everyday, is this normal?
Symptoms of the flu infection may be prolonged, but secondary bacterial infections can occur. You may have a sinus infection or pneumonia.
Monitor your temperature, drink fluids and please see your PCP. Your medical records and any radiographs may be uploaded to Healthtap for review. ...Read more
My daughter is 4yrs, she has the flu and also has a cough tht doesn't stop as well as vomiting. Her temper at the moment is around 35 -36.
Must be seen: she requires an examination and testing for flu and/or strep. ...Read more
I had the flu this for a week. The fever has broke but the congestion is still there makes me cough and vomit. I have also losses my appetite.?
Be careful: You might want to consider seeing your doc. Coughing so hard it makes you vomit (without a solid history of gerd) can be concerning for pertusis (whooping cough). With lots of folks not getting their kids vaccinated, there are little epidemics of this disease popping up here and there. ...Read more