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What can cause severe headache and neck pain after a severe bout of flu?

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Dr. Suma Parinam

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Posted on Mon, 27 Aug 2018 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: I have severe head and neck pain, following a bad case of the flu. I have no fever or nausea.
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Answered by Dr. Suma Parinam 49 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Rest, fluids, Motrin and hot water neck massage.

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

It is common to hear these complaints following or during flu. You are doing right.

I simply suggest ample rest from work, increase fluids esp non caffeine drinks, Motrin with hot water fomentation or neck massages.

You should get better soon.

Take care.

Dr. Suma Parinam, General & Family Physician
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