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I have a fever at 100.4, achy back and legs, sore throat and mild congestion but no runny nose. Occasional mild cough. How likely is it flu or strep?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
4 doctors agree

In brief: Influenza > strep

These are typical symptoms of influenza.
However, a number of other viruses can cause the same symptoms. Strep throat usually cause severe sore throat and no cough.

In brief: Influenza > strep

These are typical symptoms of influenza.
However, a number of other viruses can cause the same symptoms. Strep throat usually cause severe sore throat and no cough.
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