My son has a stopped up/runny nose, headache, & upper throat pain with no fever? How can I tell if he is sick or his allergies?
Duration of symptoms. Most upper respiratory infections will last less than 10 days, allergies tend to persist and are frequently associated with sneezing, itching, runny nose and eye redness/tearing. If an antihistamine significantly improves the symptoms, that is suggestive of an allergy. If symptoms persist, an allergist can test to determine if an allergy exists.
Flu mist symptoms how long do the effects of flu mist last? My son had it monday and now has a runny nose, fatigue and sore throat. No fever
1-3 Days. He may be feeling the symptoms of the body simply "recognizing" the influenza vaccine. However it is also equally likely he is coming down with a cold virus that just happens to be after he got the flumyst. If you have concerns about his health, see your pediatrician in the next day. Read more...
Been sick since yesterday. Fever, sore throat, runny nose and headache. Today, my left hand feels bruised and heavy? Worried about a stroke??
Anxiety. Fever, sore throat, runny nose and headache sound pretty typical for an upper respiratory infection (aka "cold"). Colds don't cause strokes. You list anxiety and panic attacks on your profile - I suspect your fear of a stroke falls into that category. Be brave. You're going to get better! Read more...