Influenza-like illness

What is Influenza-like illness?

Influenza or flu is caused by the influenza virus. The symptoms consist of headache, runny nose, cough, fever and muscle aches. A flu like illness may be caused by the influenza virus or another virus that presents in a similar manner.

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I have been sick for 7 days now with flu like symptoms. 4 days ago I was diagnosed with pneumonia and put on azrithromycin (sp?). During the 7...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum.
As you are taking azithromycin from last 7 days ( 4 days), diagnosed as flu/pneumonia.
Pins & needles...

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Hi I am a 55yr old female and over the last 2months have experienced flu like symptoms in arms and legs and I m stiff sometimes when getting up. I...

doctor1 MD

This problem might be due to Menopause when hormonal level goes down.
You might be having osteoporosis aggravating in menopause.
Take high dose...

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Hi there, 2 weeks ago I got a VERY itchy red rash all over my body almost looked like 100 mosquito bites it started to go away about 5 days ago...

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You need to visit a physician for examination.
Meanwhile start taking an antipyretic as paracetamol 500mg three times a day.

Wishing you a...

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