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LinkedInOVERVIEWSYMPTOMSDIAGNOSISTREATMENTSymptomsSymptomsIf you are experiencing new, severe, or persistent symptoms, contact a health care provider.The symptoms include:FeverMalaiseHeadacheRunny noseSneezingReduced sense of smellMetallic taste in mouthChillsCoughBody pain or muscle painSore throatCausesCausesFlu is caused by influenza virus of Class A, B and C. Flu spreads directly or indirectly from airborne droplets produced during sneezing or coughing.Elderly people over 65 years of age are at a higher risk of infection. The others inlcude:Adults suffering from respiratory problems such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseWith chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, cancerWith poor immune systemPreventionPreventionVaccine/flu shot- A flu vaccine contains three influenza viruses: influenza (H3N2) virus, influenza (H1N2) virus and one B virus.Make sure to wash hands regularly with soap and warm water.Clean surfaces such as keyboard, telephone and door handles regularly to get rid of the germs.Use tissues to cover the mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing.ComplicationsComplicationsIf untreated, complications may inlcude:Sinus infectionPneumoniaEar infectionMyocarditisEncephalitisMyositisKidney failureCommon treatment optionsDiet recommendationsHow is this diagnosed?Source: Focus Medica . For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice. Learn moreWas this helpful?See moreSambucol cold flu Compare Prices

(Just Now) Also known as: influenzaContent medically reviewed byDr. Govind DesaiMD, Respiratory MedicineView full profile onLinkedInOVERVIEWSYMPTOMSDIAGNOSISTREATMENTSymptomsSymptomsIf you are experiencing new, severe, or persistent symptoms, contact a health care provider.The symptoms include:FeverMalaiseHeadacheRunny noseSneezingReduced sense of smellMetallic taste in mouthChillsCoughBody pain or muscle painSore throat

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Flu and Colds: In Depth NCCIH

(5 days ago) WebWhat do we know about the effectiveness of complementary approaches for flu and colds? No complementary health approach has been shown to be helpful for the flu.; For colds:. Complementary approaches that have …

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Cold or Flu? How to Know Which One You Have

(4 days ago) Webdry, hacking cough. moderate to high fever, although not everyone with the flu will run a fever. sore throat. shaking chills. severe …

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Healthy Habits to Help Protect Against Flu CDC

(5 days ago) WebPractice other good health habits. Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces at home, work or school, especially when someone is ill. Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, manage your …

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Cold vs. flu symptoms HealthPartners Blog

(3 days ago) WebWhile a cough is both a cold symptom and a flu symptom, the type of cough you experience is very different. The flu will cause a dry cough that does not produce mucus. But a cold often produces mucus, so a wet …

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Triple-demic sweeps nation as cold and flu season begins

(7 days ago) Web1 hour ago · RSV, COVID-19 and the Flu. Health experts are calling it the triple threat. …

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As Flu Surges, Pharmacies Run Out of Tamiflu Due To High Demand

(7 days ago) Web10 hours ago · GoodRx, a digital health care platform, has been tracking fills for Tamiflu …

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Boston health officials: Flu seeing an 'early and rapid' rise

(4 days ago) Web6 hours ago · Boston health officials are urging flu shots and indoor masking amid an …

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