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What are the symptoms of the flu?

What are the symptoms of the flu?

Flu: Fever or feeling feverish/chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches, fatigue (tiredness), ...Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though this is more common in children than adults. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Flu (Definition)

The flu, otherwise known as influenza, is a viral infection of the nose and throat. Symptoms of influenza include fever, chills, runny nose, muscle aches, fatigue, malaise, headaches, and coughing. Children with the flu often have nausea and vomiting as well. Some strains of the flu are preventable by getting a yearly flu ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of the flu?

The symptoms include: Fever, body aches, fatigue are usually the main symptoms. Patients can also have sore throat , ear pain and cough as part of their presentation for the flu. Hope this was helpfull. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of the flu and the common cold?

What are the symptoms of the flu and the common cold?

Flu vs cold: According to Mayo Clinic Flu sxs may include “Fever over 100F (38C), Aching muscles, especially in your back, arms and legs, Chills & sweats, Headache, Dry Cough, Fatigue and weakness, Nasal Congestion.” Common cold symptoms include: Cough, congestion, watery eyes, sneezing, sore throat, mild headache, low grade fever & mild body aches. ...Read more

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What are other symptoms of the flu besides nausea, fever, and coughing?

What are other symptoms of the flu besides nausea, fever, and coughing?

Flu symptoms: Muscle aches and "washed out" feeling are common symptoms other than the ones you listed. Drink fluids. Use tylenol/nsaid for aches & pains. Otc theraflu covers multiple symptoms. If symptoms worsen, see doc. Don't forget your annual flu shot: prevention is the best treatment. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of the flu virus in a 3 year old child?

What are the symptoms of the flu virus in a  3 year old child?

Fever: Fever, cough, sore throat, generally not feeling well, achiness, being around those with flu. We see lots of colds that are actually flu. Kids do well with illnesses when their immune systems are strong. See your child's doctor and see if they rest for the flu if you are worried. ...Read more

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What are early symptoms of the flu? I have been sick all day. My head hurts, I'm not hungry, I feel warm, Tired all day, chills and can barely move.

What are early symptoms of the flu? I have been sick all day. My head hurts, I'm not hungry, I feel warm, Tired all day, chills and can barely move.

Sounds like flu: Flu symptoms vary from one person to another, but generally include: fever, headache, chills, feeling tired, and muscle aches. If your symptoms just started today then you should consult a physician and start taking an antiviral agent like Tamiflu (oseltamivir) as soon as possible. The sooner this medication is started, the more it helps to shorten the duration and reduce the severity of symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bird flu?

What are the symptoms of bird flu?

Flu like illness: The symptoms of bird flu are no different, than regular flu. It is how it originates that it gets its name from. It can be quite severe and difficult to manage the spread from the community point of view. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of bird flu?

Fever: Fever, chills , muscle aches and headache which are the same with any flu. ...Read more