For the past two days, I've been suffering nausea and a minor, sometime severe, headache. No fever. Could it be the flu?
Possibly. 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.” 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.
Is it possible for the flu to cause a severe headache? It's probably the worst I've ever had and it's causing my eyes to hurt too. It started yesterday
Yes. It is possible for a flu to exacerbate headaches particularly as it seems you are prone to headaches. You want to make certain that it is the flu that you are dealing with, and if you are having the typical flu-like symptoms, that is probably the case. There are other things that can cause your symptoms like meningitis or a cerebral aneurysm. Consult your doctor if this doesn't improve. Read more...