Top
20
Doctor insights on: The Flu Malaise

Share
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
1,509 doctors shared insights

Malaise (Definition)

Malaise = how one feels when they are sick, with symptoms like ...Read more


2

2
Positive test to epstein barr 3 yrs go. Had 'post viral syndrome' since. Symptoms: ongoing flu and malaise. Elevated rf, liver enzymes. What can I do?

Positive test to epstein barr 3 yrs go. Had 'post viral syndrome' since. Symptoms: ongoing flu and malaise. Elevated rf, liver enzymes. What can I do?

See specialists...: A rheumatologist and an infectious disease specialist can evaluate to see if more can be done to decrease symptoms. A hepatologist (liver specialist) can help if there is ongoing liver damage. An immunologist (specialist in immune system disorders) may have some helpful ideas also. ...Read more

7

7
Been feeling bad since flu shot. Now I have pneumonia and asthma (new). Been to dr. 3 times and not any better. Female, 56 years old. Feeling depressed and fatiqued.

Been feeling bad since flu shot.  Now I have pneumonia and asthma (new).  Been to dr. 3 times and not any better. Female, 56 years old.  Feeling depressed and fatiqued.

Doubt flu shot: It is highly doubtful that the flu shot has caused your pneumonia or asthma. You need to look for the exposure source including the possibility of water damage at your home. Have you seen an allergist yet? If not, you should. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Had flu shot 3 days ago. Spot on arm still painful, swollen, red and hot. Still feeling unwell; fever, bodyaches, weakness and sore throat. Normal?

Had flu shot 3 days ago. Spot on arm still painful, swollen, red and hot. Still feeling unwell; fever, bodyaches, weakness and sore throat. Normal?

Not normal, not rare: These side effects, while not exactly "normal," are also not uncommon. Hopefully they will disappear soon but the flu shot can rarely cause serious long-standing side effects. What is unfortunate is that a large body of research shows that flu shots are not particularly effective! See http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/11/01/flu-vaccine-and-its-side-effects.aspx ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
Hoy to cure my flu?

Hoy to cure my flu?

Flu: Flu isinfluenza if the happened you need to take a medication called. Tamiflu (oseltamivir) or something similar. Now if ypu have common cold stuffy nose, no body aches mild fevers you need to take care of symptoms otc decongestants antihistaminic and cough meds. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
How to control flu?

How to control flu?

Flu shot: Be sure to get your flu shot every year prior to the onset of the flu season but not too early so you will be protected throughout the entire flu season. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
11

11
I hace a severe flu ?

I hace a severe flu ?

Tough Flu Season: This has been a tough Influenza season. The vaccine wasn't a great match to what has been circulating. Additionally Influenza-A was prevalent early in the season, and now Influenza-B is becoming more common! See a doctor soon (in 48 hours or less) if you have severe symptoms. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
12

12
I have flu I am sick?

I have flu I am sick?

Well ...: If you have the influenza virus, then you are sick for now. Hope that helps. ...Read more

13

13
How can I cure my flu?

How can I cure my flu?

Yes it can be cured: If you seek medical help as soon as possible and are started on tamiflu (oseltamivir) after the diagnosis is made that will cut down the course of the influenza and you will recover/cured sooner in most of the cases without taking tamiflu (oseltamivir) the influenza may get better by itself, sometimes complications like peumonia etc and very rarely it can be fatal especially in patients with underlying immunity&other problems. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Are there any flu remedies?

Are there any flu remedies?

Antiviral: 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) or nsaid’s. 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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
How to cure singaporean flu?

How to cure singaporean flu?

Agree w Dr. Alves: 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) or nsaid’s. 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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
How can I tell if I have flu?

How can I tell if I have flu?

Flu sxs: Flu symptoms may include: muscle aches & pains, a fever above 100 degrees, headache, congestion, weakness, chills, increased sweating and coughing. The symptoms of stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and a low fever. ...Read more

17

17
What is the best flu medicine?

If you are seen: Within 24-48 hrs of the onset of symptoms, tamiflu (oseltamivir) would be recommended as an anti viral drug to cut the duration of symptoms and infection. Otherwise, lots of fluid, antiinflammatories, bed rest, soup, lots of rest. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
I'm with flu what should o do?

I'm with flu what should o do?

Take Tamiflu (oseltamivir).: If taken very early in the course of the illness tamiflu (oseltamivir) may improve your symptoms and make you feel better faster. Truly, influenza generally has to run its course. Best way to end it, is to get annual flu vaccines and engage in good hand washing/disease prevention strategy. ...Read more

19

19
I'm sick still had flu prior..

I'm sick still had flu prior..

Need: More information and exactly your question. Flu symptoms could last up to a week or more. Warnings of serious illness include worsening symptoms, dyspnea, dizziness or change in mental status and requires immediate care ...Read more

20

20
Whats is the rightmedcine for flu?

Whats is the rightmedcine for flu?

Antiviral medication: If you have the flu hydrate well with water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid’s. 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 illnes. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Mark Diamond
2,227 doctors shared insights

Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more