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Are sneezing, cough and cold symptoms of flu?

Have been feeling poorly for over two weeks. Started with head cold, runny nose, sneezing coughing and that turned into a lot of phlegm in cough. Then upset stomach, one night I had vomit and diarrhea then again stomach felt like crap. Two nights later vomit and not just whipped out and extremely tired. Is this the dreaded flu ? ai had not gotten the shot because I had started feeling bad.
Fri, 17 Nov 2017
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello dear,my name is dr,Dorina Gurabardhi.I understand your concern.
These symtoms are related to flu.
Some advices that I can give to you are:
-saline nasal rinse is an effective way to ease nasal congestion and also helps clear out viruses and bacteria from the nose.
-Rest and stay warm
-A salt water gargle can help ease a sore throat
-Take warm drinks
-Have a steamy shower
-Use Ibuprofen in case of temperature or fever
Hope my answer was helpful,if you have any other question I will be glad to answer,thanks!
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