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Have chills, body pains, cough, dull head ache. Had fever until yesterday (101). Strep test -ve. Flu test -ve. Is this viral? Or bacterial?

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Dr. Michael Pascolini
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Flu

Sounds like flu symptoms.
Usually an illness would start as a virus then become bacterial. If this gets worse then you should see a doctor.

In brief: Flu

Sounds like flu symptoms.
Usually an illness would start as a virus then become bacterial. If this gets worse then you should see a doctor.
Dr. Michael Pascolini
Dr. Michael Pascolini
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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine

In brief: Viral

If your fever has gone away it sounds like you are getting better. If you are actually getting worse, the swelling in the throat is worsening or the high fever returns, ask your doctor for a throat culture.

In brief: Viral

If your fever has gone away it sounds like you are getting better. If you are actually getting worse, the swelling in the throat is worsening or the high fever returns, ask your doctor for a throat culture.
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Dr. Susan Arnoult
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