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If Depo-Provera estradiol is use to relieve menopause symptoms, will it also cause withdrawal like severe body aches and pains/flu like symptoms if stop using?

If Depo-Provera estradiol is use to relieve menopause symptoms, will it also cause withdrawal like severe body aches and pains/flu like symptoms if stop using?

Postpones, not cure: If you take estrogen to alleviate menopausal symptoms, you are postponing them until such time as you stop the estrogen replacement. Then they will occur just like they would have at your time of menopause had you not elected to begin the estrogen replacement.

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Can cellulitis cause flu like symptoms?

Can cellulitis cause flu like symptoms?

Not typically: Cellulitis is defined as a localized skin infection which should be diagnosed by warmth, redness, tenderness and possible swelling. Flu like symptoms would include generalized body aches, fever, fatigue, and possible cough or congestion. Flu (influenza) is a virus while cellulitis is typically bacterial. However if cellulitis spreads to the blood then some flu like symptoms could be possible.

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Flu like symptoms with impetigo, what to do?

Flu like symptoms with impetigo, what to do?

Because of the: Skin issues - I would go ahead and get it medically checked.

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Flu-like symptoms and fever for over 2 weeks, what to do?

Flu-like symptoms and fever for over 2 weeks, what to do?

Needs to see MD: You have been running fever for two weeks and it is not better. I would advice to make an appointment with your doctor and have it checked, you may be having complications of flu like sinusitis, pneumonia etc.

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What does it mean if you have flu like symptoms after surgery?

What does it mean if you have flu like symptoms after surgery?

How long after???: These symptoms may be from the chemicals used to induce sleep and provide pain relief. If it was general anesthesia, there are even a few more possibilities. Give it a couple days and if not better, call your doctor.

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Is it possible to have flu like symptoms just from eating eggs?

Is it possible to have flu like symptoms just from eating eggs?

One way: That egg contained or was tainted with viral particles. My magic 8 ball says continue curiosity but not if purpose is to cause anxiety. Otherwise, we need to chat, seriously.

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Could flu like symptoms be part of an ongoing digestive problem?

Could flu like symptoms be part of an ongoing digestive problem?

Stomach Flu?: Gastroenteritis symptoms may include: diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps/pain, headaches, muscular aches & pains as well as fever (low grade). Bloody stools are not usually associated with gastroenteritis. According to the CDC, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of 1 to 10 days (depending on the specific virus). The average is 1 to 3 days. So the answer is maybe. Get checked

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Why do I get flu-like symptoms a day or two after a major stressor?

Why do I get flu-like symptoms a day or two after a major stressor?

Preventive skills: During times of stress deployment of self managed coping skills can help mitigate the impact of stress on the body. Suggestions include learning relaxation techniques, discussing the stressor with someone close to you, ensuring good sleep, maintaining a level of physical and preferred activity, and ensuring good nutrition.

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Having flu like symptoms and sickness after a surgical termination.

Having flu like symptoms and sickness after a surgical termination.

Left over: Hi, Thank you for your question. Sorry about your termination. There might be tissue left inside... Hope that helps. Contact me if you have any other questions. Dr. M

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Could my flu like symptoms be from getting my getting 8 piercings in one week?

Could my flu like symptoms be from getting my getting 8 piercings in one week?

Possible but: Not likely. Unless any of those site or sites got infected, you should not get flu like symptoms from clean piercings.

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My head has been hurting for 2 days and I also have flu like symptoms. What do you think is wrong.

My head has been hurting for 2 days and I also have flu like symptoms. What do you think is wrong.

FLU: Headaches are very come with flulike symptoms. The combination of headaches with flulike symptoms are caused by wife variety of viral illnesses or infections. Rarely this can be something serious like meningitis or encephalitis or severe viral or bacterial infection. Consultation with a physician is necessary to diagnose what is wrong. In general the symptoms are severe especially severe headache

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My b/f has a fever of 106.7 and flu like symptoms. How serious is a fever like that on a healthy 26yr old male?

My b/f has a fever of 106.7 and flu like symptoms. How serious is a fever like that on a healthy 26yr old male?

Extremely: If that is truly his temperature, he needs to go to the emergency department immediately. That temperature can cause brain damage and kidney failure among other sequelae.

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How many bupivacaine injections in the right scaplothoracic region are safe at one time? Is 8 ok? Are flu-like symptoms cause for concern?

How many bupivacaine injections in the right scaplothoracic region are safe at one time? Is 8 ok? Are flu-like symptoms cause for concern?

Depends: You need to discuss the risks/benefits of multiple injections with your doctor. Depending on your condition, doing several injections, if beneficial, may be acceptable despite slightly higher risk. That decision needs to be made mutually in the clinic before the injections.

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Flu like symptoms for about 3weeks. Now symptoms are gone. Have been having coughing fits now for 1week chest is really hurting. What to do?

Flu like symptoms for about 3weeks. Now symptoms are gone. Have been having coughing fits now for 1week chest is really hurting. What to do?

May be bacterial: It may be that the viral infection that you had initially has now become bacterial either leading to a bronchitis or a sinusitis. You need to see your doctor and most likely get on a course of antibiotics that can effectively treat sinusitis and or bronchitis.

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I've had flu like symptoms for 2 weeks, I've been taking anti-biotic for 3 days now and still don't feel any better I've been taking anti-biotic for 3 days now and still don't feel any better, I've been going to work during the week and feel horrible.

I've had flu like symptoms for 2 weeks, I've been taking anti-biotic for 3 days now and still don't feel any better I've been taking anti-biotic for 3 days now and still don't feel any better, I've been going to work during the week and feel horrible.

The: The flu is caused by viruses, as such antibiotics will not be effective in treating the infection. It is not typical for the flu to last in excess of 2 weeks so, if you have not seen your physician, I recommend that you do so soon to determine the nature of your illness.

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What causes flu like symptoms to come and go?

What causes flu like symptoms to come and go?

May not be flu: Many illness can have symptoms like having the flu. The real flu typically lasts for 2-3 weeks (though you may feel run down longer). If your symptoms are lasting longer you may want to see a doctor to get a diagnosis.

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Feelings of flu like symptoms that won't go away?

Appt: More details are needed to better advise. The peak of the influenza season is gone, but if you have flu like symptoms, it may be possible. There is a test available to confirm the suspected diagnosis. A virtual appt online: healthtap. Com/DosanjhMD Code: NCYHPZ

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What to do if every time I eat I get flu like symptoms?

Sounds uncomfortable: If this is a pattern- would seek medical assessment. Take care.

Dr. Mark Diamond
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