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What Are Signs Of The Flu
Overlap but severity: Most people have frequent "cold" which are usually caused by rhinovirus, adenoviruses and others small viruses - the body usually confines these to the upper respiratory tract and usually fights them off in 2-5 days. Over 5-10 days the flu can spread down into the lungs, causes high fevers, muscle pain, joint pain and more rarely lead to severe pneumonia requiring ventilator support and death. ...Read more
Stomach is upset, have a 99.6 temperature, and a sore neck and head. Is this signs of the flu? What can I do to help my side effects.
Viral illness: You do not have fever. If you are concerned that this may be early onset of influenza go and get tested and treated if positive. Otherwise, get into bed, rest, keep yourself well hydrated and use an anti-inflammatory to manage some of the symptoms (acetaminophen, ibuprofen, etc.) hope you are better soon. ...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?
Respiratory symptoms: But, according to the world health organization, there have been fewer than 600 confirmed cases world-wide since 2003. The vast majority have occurred in people who have handled dead, infected birds (poultry). It is not thought at this time that it is transmitted between people. Respiratory symptoms are unlikely to be bird flu unless you have had a significant exposure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sx's: 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long till I know whether my family is going to come down with the flu I was diagnosed with flu A & B on Tuesday and I have only ran a fever the very first day and no one else is showing signs or symptoms yet I have been on Tamiflu since Tuesday evenin
37 weeks &' 3 days pregnant. Got cold chills &' I have the poops. But its not diarrhea, I feel like I have the flu. Is this a sign of anything?
No: Without a temperature of other symptoms, no. ...Read more
A nasty virus: "flu" is often applied to any virus kids get, (like "stomach flu") but specifically it refers to influenza virus, a respiratory virus that causes cough, fever, fatigue, vomiting, and sometimes lower respiratory issues like bronchitis and pneumonia. There can be a high fever, chills, and dehydration lasting 3-4 days, and a week or two of fatigue afterwards. Only protection is vaccination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tough it out ...: Influenza, the flu is a viral self limiting illness characterised by fever, sore throat, cough, aching joints, and headache See http://patient.info/health/influenza-and-flu-like-illness Rest is important, stay hydrated, Paracetamol as needed for aches. Hand hygiene and stay at home to prevent transmission. If severe headache, shortness of breath or unable to manage fluids, consult GP for advice. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
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