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Can gonorrhea cause flu like symptoms?

Can gonorrhea cause flu like symptoms?

PID possible: Gonorrhea can certainly go beyond a simple cervical infection and become a more serious infection, called pid. If you have been diagnosed with gonorrhea and are having more "systemic" symptoms, then you need to contact your doctor. If, as you say, are having other things like mouth ulcers, then talk to your doctor about the possibility of some other type of infection as well. ...Read more

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 could cause flu-like symptoms and seizures?

What could cause flu-like symptoms and seizures?

A couple of ideas: A case of viral meningitis could do this, or dehydration affecting electrolyte balances, for example. ...Read more

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Can alcohol withdraw or abuse cause flu like symptoms?

Can alcohol withdraw or abuse cause flu like symptoms?

Some for both: There are far too many alcohol withdrawal symptoms for me to come close to listing them in 400 words or less. See: http://www.Alcoholwithdrawalsymptoms.Org/ . Please be aware that death is a possible outcome from withdrawal. Alcoholics anonymous is a mainstay for sobriety. ...Read more

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What can cause flu like symptoms every time I have sex?

What can cause flu like symptoms every time I have sex?

You. may be ....: Having a reaction to , if it is being used, spermicidal jelly or even the condum. ...Read more

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Can cellulitis cause flu like symptoms?

Can cellulitis cause flu like symptoms?

Not typically: Cellulitis is defined as a localized skin infection which should be diagnosed by warmth, redness, tenderness and possible swelling. Flu like symptoms would include generalized body aches, fever, fatigue, and possible cough or congestion. Flu (influenza) is a virus while cellulitis is typically bacterial. However if cellulitis spreads to the blood then some flu like symptoms could be possible. ...Read more

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Can HPV cause flu like symptoms ?

Can HPV cause flu like symptoms ?

No: Hpv is similar to weeds in your lawn.It grows where the virus starts & doesn't go further unless it seeds another surface. It does not enter your blood like a flu or move through your body.It's symptoms arise from the physical changes at the location it infects. ...Read more

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Can prevacid (lansoprazole) cause flu like symptoms?

Prevacid (lansoprazole): Prevacid (lansoprazole) is a proton-pump inhibitor and is used to treat acid reflux. The most common side effects include diarrhea, abdominal pain and headache. Less common symptoms include low magnesium, irregular heart beat, muscle spasms and even seizures. C. Difficile diarrhea is possible, too. This is usually a persistent diarrhea that is unrelenting. These should be evaluated and the medicine stopped. ...Read more

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Is it possible that training after a lymphatic drainage massage, spread toxins around the body and cause flu like symptoms?

Not usually: For those with compromise of lymphatic drainage, manual lymphatic drainage moves the lymph fluid around the blocked area and gets it to where it needs to go. The movement of the lymph fluid which may contain bacteria, fungus, viruses or very digested food goes finally to the big blood vessels to be sent to processing areas. Training probably does not add much movement to already moving lymph. ...Read more

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Are there any certain skin infections that may cause flu like symptoms or severe illness?

Are there any certain skin infections that  may cause flu like symptoms or severe illness?

Possibly: Cellulitis may extend beyond the boundries of the skin either into underlying tissues and create fasciitis, myositis, osteomyelitis, etc. The organisms can also enter the blood stream and create sepsis. You may also be seeing cutaneous manifestations of a systemic illness rather than just a skin infection. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause flu like symptoms to appear monthly during menstrual cycle?

Is there anything that can cause flu like symptoms to appear monthly during menstrual cycle?

You may have: Dysmenorrhea. During a woman’s period she may experience abdominal cramping, pain in the back & things, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, increased sweating & loose bowel movements. Flu symptoms may include: muscle aches & pains, a fever above 100 degrees, headache, congestion, weakness, chills, increased sweating and coughing. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Interferon Beta 1a (Definition)

Interferon beta-1A is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more


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Avonex (Definition)

Avonex is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more