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I just got over the flu, and all the symptoms of the flu went away, but now I am having body aches. What could it be?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: Body aches

There are different strains of flu (a, b, etc).
If you're exposed to many people who travel a lot, you might contract flu again. Or, there are several illnesses that have flu-like symptoms, including body aches: infectious mononucleosis (ebv); cmv. Some pneumonias (legionnaire's) can present with body aches. See your fp/pcp for evaluation & treatment. Get flu vaccine this fall (unless allergic).

In brief: Body aches

There are different strains of flu (a, b, etc).
If you're exposed to many people who travel a lot, you might contract flu again. Or, there are several illnesses that have flu-like symptoms, including body aches: infectious mononucleosis (ebv); cmv. Some pneumonias (legionnaire's) can present with body aches. See your fp/pcp for evaluation & treatment. Get flu vaccine this fall (unless allergic).
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