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What is the difference between having flu-like symptoms and having the actual flu?
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Flu-like symptoms
The "flu-like" symptoms of fever and muscles aches can be related to a whole host of things including the early stages of lots of really bad infections.
Overall, when occurring in clusters of people during the winter time, it is likely to be influenza.

In brief: Flu-like symptoms
The "flu-like" symptoms of fever and muscles aches can be related to a whole host of things including the early stages of lots of really bad infections.
Overall, when occurring in clusters of people during the winter time, it is likely to be influenza.
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