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Sore Testicles During Flu
Dr. can check throat: Infections of the tonsils, throat, neck lymph nodes, or sinuses, can cause sore throat and neck ache. For some people, ear pressure or ear pain can also cause sore throat, and neck ache or headache. A primary care doctor can check to see if it is a routine problem such as strep throat, which needs antibiotics. For pain, there is Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, and other over-the-counter drugs. ...Read more
The testicles are the two oval male gonads, or reproductive glands, located in the scrotum. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are the site of spermatogenesis and its leydig cells secrete testosterone. The term testicles is synonymous with testes or gonads. The singular form is ...Read more
I have had flu jag in october , but still getting very strong flu symptoms, shivering, sweating, sore throat, sore head and sore mussels ?
My head hurts, body feels sore (not achy), boobs are sore, coughed all night, no fever. Acid reflux is bad?
Got the flu shot 4 weeks ago became sick few days ago w/sore &swollen glands, bil ear pain , congestion in back of throat achey is this flu or cold?
Several things: Your flu shot was early enough to protect you from those 3 strains but there has been other strains this year that have infected those who got the shot.There are a bunch of other viruses; adenovirus, parainfluenza virus & others that give symptoms like you describe.Rest, good hydration & diet should help you heal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Took wicoryl,levocetrizine,amoxillin,azithromycin during rabies vaccination due to sore throat,fever and chills.Is this fine? Immune supressed?
Yes: Assuming your doctor recommended these antibiotics to treat an infection, this is fine. None of the medications mentioned will conflict with the others. Rabies vaccine is a killed vaccine so you may not mount as strong a response to the vaccine. If you were exposed to rabies prior to vaccine, you may need an additional dose on day 28 and should by now have had rabies immune globulin ...Read more
Persistent fatigue, mild sore throat, chills, tender neck glands, ear ache for a few weeks after flu although no test done to confirm flu. Normal?
A few weeks?: Not related, see your doctor, it may be something entirely difference. ...Read more
Got flu shot on Wednesday. 2 days later, stuffy nose/yellow mucous, body aches , kinda dry mouth/sore throat ,swollen lymph nodes. Flu shot symptoms?
All the girls and i that used the water bottles in hockey have same symptoms. Ear ache, sore throat, bodyache, chills, nausea, but NO FEVER. Help?
If you're under 16yr: Thanks for your interest in HealthTap. Your question might not get answered if you are under age 16 years and writing your own questions. Have a trusted adult or parent submit your questions, using your account to ask about your concerns. There are many pediatricians on HealthTap with a great deal of expertise, but they look for questions submitted by adults on behalf of teens or younger children. ...Read more
If i am very sick (102.1 fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, slight body aches) can that delay my period at all?
Possibly: Yes there are reports that have shown that a fever can delay ovulation and then subsequently delay menstrual bleeds that occur after a delayed ovulation. So you might not be that regular this month. But this does not occur in everyone the same way. Your fever might not have any effect on your menstrual period. ...Read more
Probably infection: If it's short term ie days, then likely to be infection. Most of them are viral in nature (70%). If it lasts more than 5-7 days then it is reasonable to start antibiotics. ...Read more
Flu: If you have the Flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen). Rest A LOT! In some situations antiviral medications (Tamiflu, Relenza, Flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 Days w/fever 100-102, sore throat. D4 fvr gone, sore throat w/swollen lymphs in neck. D5 sore throat, lymphs smaller. No congestion. Flu or strep?
Throat infection: The flu season is not at this time. It could be a viral illness though (just not the "flu"). With the duration, and a fever of 102, with persistent lymph nodes, I would get checked for possible bacterial infection (such as strep) as you may require an antibiotic. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 28 weeks pregnant, got one sided headache, ears feel bocked, jaw sore, also got the cold- coughing, running nose, sore body, any help?
Antihistamines: You may use saline nose drops as well as antihistamines dafely. ...Read more
Chest pains upset stomach sore throat sores in mouth earache headache eyes hurt no appetite. It's been a month was told it's viral syndrome ?????
Virus: Its a possibility but go see your doctor and get some blood tests and a culture. ...Read more
Fever, sore throat, throwing up, diarrhea, sore body, kidneys hurt, constant head ache going on 5 days.... The flu maybe?
See a dr: This could be a general viral infection/ flu or it could be something more serious such as a kidney infection (pyelonephritis) if you have any urinary symptoms at all such as burning, increased frequency or inability to empty your bladder completely you need to visit your doctor immediately. Otherwise if you don't have urinary symptoms this could be a viral illness that would resolve in 10-14days ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right ear pain, sore throat, soft tissue in mouth sore on right side, ear stings when swallow, have flu syndrome but no flu (from doctor). Help!
Still shingles? Headache, muscle aches, swollen neck glands, tummy ache, tired feel like being sick. 1wk into shingles were on bum. Had valtrex (valacyclovir).
I have sudden onset fever .. Temp 101 and body aches, chills, but no cough or sore throat? Is this flu?
More info needed: While we can't diagnose this without more information, we can say that fever, body aches and chills are common symptoms of the flu. Since flu is prevalent now, we often begin flu treatment without a positive diagnosis- that is based on the symptoms and history. Antiviral treatment works best when started within 48 hours of symptom onset, so best to call the doctor as soon as flu is suspected. ...Read more