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Suffering from flu, had diarrhea, vomiting, headaches. Have numb ankles, head, arm. What is it?

Hi, I have been unwell for the last couple of weeks with a flu,it lasted 2 weeks, I then had diarrhea and vomitting and now a few days ago I started having headaches and feel really clumsy and lazy and sometimes just very sleepy, I also notice when I sleep at night and wake up I have numb ankles or half of my head is numb or my arm..please help
Asked On : Sun, 28 Apr 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response

Thanks for asking.

I think you are suffering from a viral infection.

You seem to have multiple system presentation with diarrhea, vomiting, and headaches with loss of energy.

Viral infections usually present in this way, can last up to 2-3 weeks and most of the time the symptoms are not severe as in bacterial infections.It is more of a slow grind rather a quick shot.

As you are having the symptoms for two weeks, it may not be a bad idea to get the general physical examination along with some lab.Investigations to rule out some serious pathology.

Hope it helps.
Answered: Thu, 16 May 2013
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