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Muscle Pain After Flu
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
I got a flu shot a week ago and continue to have muscle pain in that arm. How long will this last and what can I do to help it?
I often feel tired and lethargic since 15 yrs ago, after a strong flu. I am now 150 kg. I constantly suffer from joint and muscle pain. Pls advice.
14yrold extreme muscle pain everywhere esp in his legs. Worse everyday. Nonstop cough.1wk since flu symptoms. Athletic. Feels like he ran a marathon.
Likely viral cause: If the muscle pain correlates with the timing of his flu symptoms, the virus is likely causing the muscle pain. I would recommend he see his doctor for further evaluation to be sure, especially if he is having other cold symptoms. There are some tests that can be done to assess for flu and inflammation of the muscles. If viral, time is what will allow his symptoms to improve. ...Read more
I am experiencing upper back muscle pain with extreme fatigue. I feel like I have been getting the flu for a week but never get sick?
Does degenerative disk disease cause joint and muscle pain all over body and really bad fatigue flu like aching?
Can left arm muscle pain be sign of heart attack? Woke up feeling like when you get arm soreness from flu shot, but been two weeks since flu shot
I have had the flu for the past 8 days. I am feeling better just a little tired. I am experiencing severe leg muscle pain and knee joint aches?
See your doctor: See your doctor if these symtoms do not improve soon. Rare, but flu can cause rhadomyolysis which affects the muscles and can be a serious condition. ...Read more
I have had muscle pain for 3 days, my calves arms shoulders being the main areas, and a swollen pointer finger on the right hand. No flu no explanation?
Muscle pain: Unless you did some strenuous activity that can explain sore muscles in your leg arm and shoulder such as moving heavy furniture and sports and injured your hand you should take it seriously and get yourself checked out by your doctor to be safe good luck. ...Read more
Yesterday I started with aching muscles, now I have headache, high fever, vometing. Feel bad. Blood in Vomet. Taking flu tablets. No better. What is this?
Fooey! YouGotTheFlu!!: Sounds like you got the flu, or something very much like it. Take some Motrin and/or Tylenol (acetaminophen) for the headache and fever. If you can't keep anything down take some dramamine (no Rx needed). If that doesn't work then you need to see a doctor. Also if you really have blood in the vomit, that should be checked too (unless it's just a few streaks). Those "flu tablets? " Most of that stuff doesn't work ...Read more
Is it possible to experience flu like symptoms before a period? For example aching muscles/feeling weak and tired?
MYALGIAS/FATIGUE: MYALGIAS and Fatigue are very Common components to PMS. You can ease symptoms and minimize severity with a gluten free diet Wholeapproach. Com/gutbliss. Com and a variety of vitamins that I recommend on rejuvenation-science. Com especially Uniquinol Also follow up for exams and labs with your doctor. Especially VitD/B12/Folic Acid/iron studies. Often women are mildly anemic and are unaware. ...Read more
My period is suppose to start in 3 day and starting yesterday I started having muscle pains dizziness, nausea sweating all signs of the flu but this has never happened before what could this be?
Being threated for genital warts. I have body aches (muscle pains), and flu like symptoms but no fever. Is this a side effect? Dangerous? Deadly?
Being threated for genital warts (anus) with aldara (imiquimod). I have muscle pains, and flu like symptoms, but no fever. Can this creme (aldara (imiquimod)) harm me?
Not usually: Even when used properly Aldara (imiquimod) can cause mild problems like inflammation in the treated site. Like any medication, Imiquimod when not used correctly or in sensitive individuals can cause more significant side effects like tenderness, scabbing or as in your case, flu like symptoms. Contact the prescribing physician to determine if it is safe to continue your treatment. ...Read more
Being threated for genital warts (anus) with aldara (imiquimod). I have muscle pains, and flu like symptoms, but no fever. Is this side effects? Dangerous? Deadly?
I have a fever range from 99.3-101.3 with headache, muscle ache and pain, sore throat, stomach pain it been goin on for 3 days had flu shot 9/25/2014?
Other Virus: You probably have some other respiratory or entero virus infection, which are very common this time of year. You can let it run its course for 7-10 days with symptomatic, OTC meds, including Vit C and Zinc and good hydration. If still symptomatic, please get checked by your PMD. ...Read more
I had unprotected oral sex the last 7 weeks. A week ago I had flu fever, muscle ache, running nose sore throat, a sore at roof of mouth. Is it herpes?
FLU, FEVER. HERPES?: I DOUBT IT. . .Get a more detailed answer ›
Headache, sore throat, itchy ears, muscle ache, fatigue, runny nose, loss of appetite, hot and cold, dizzy. Cold or flu?
Cardinal signs of: Influenza are sudden onset of high fever (101 or higher with hard chills/sweats), body/muscle pain, respiratory symptoms (cough, runny nose).Easy to test for rapidly. Important to diagnose and treat within 48 hours of onset of symptoms. Anti-viral flu medicine works best if started within this 48 hour window. ...Read more
Probably a virus: It is probably a viral illness. If the problem persists, see a doctor. ...Read more
I don't have fever or anything I am fine but muscle pain back muscle pain its making me worry like really worrying for 2 months now severe pain?
Good question: I don't think the exact mechanism is known, but the body's immune response to the virus is responsible for most of the symptoms, . Including the "bone-breaking" pain. In the hemorrhagic fever form, the prior exposure has already created antibodies against the virus and their levels are higher, leading to the bleeding complications. ...Read more
38.5 deg. C fever after stuck in singapore airport for 8 hours and not enough sleep. Feel muscle pain on the spine on lower back area. What cause it?
I have severe body ache and muscle pain. I constantly get feeling that I have fever. And I feel fatigue. What should I do??
? viral infection: You should see your doctor for test and diagnosis probably you have viral infection. ...Read more
Possible rat bite fever? I was bitten by my pet rat 10 days ago and I have muscle pain in both my legs
Get rid of the rat!: Symptoms will start 3-10 days after being bitten. Two types of Rat Bite...streptobacillary and spirillary. Streptobacilliary presents with fever, muscle pain, nausea and vomiting, rash and headache. The Spirillary (Sudoku) symptoms vary. recurring fever, ulceration of bite site, swollen lymph nodes and rash. Call your doctor...If you can take penicillin. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875 twice a day is great. ...Read more
I have a fever of 101.1 it keeps going up. I'm having shivers. Headaches. And my eyes are very hot. Crying hot tears. Muscle pain. Please help. Plz?
See a doctor: There is no way anyone can help without an exam and appropriate testing. See a doctor in your area. ...Read more