4 doctors weighed in:

What are the signs / symptoms of influenza and what are the treatments of influenza disease?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Complex

Fever, muscle aches; respiratory symptoms including sore throat, congestion, cough; gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, among others.

In brief: Complex

Fever, muscle aches; respiratory symptoms including sore throat, congestion, cough; gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, among others.
Thank
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Influenza

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.
” 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

In brief: Influenza

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.
” 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
Thank
1 comment
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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.
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Steven Seres
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
19 years in practice
498K people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available