How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Saha Your Own Question
Dr. Saha
Dr. Saha, Doctor (MD)
Category: Health
Satisfied Customers: 17668
Experience:  35 years of experience
Type Your Health Question Here...
Dr. Saha is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have alot of flu like symptoms but no cough or congestion/

Customer Question

JA: Hi. How can we help?
Customer: i have alot of flu like symptoms but no cough or congestion/ runny nose could that still be a cold or flu?
JA: How long have you been dealing with the cough? Are you having any other symptoms?
Customer: i have NO cough i have head ach slight fever
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: and muscle aches and joint pains
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 month ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.
Since when are you having this issue?
Do you have any other symptom? or past illness?
Did you consult doctor or take any measure?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I've had this about a week, sore muscles and joints, bit of a sore throat, neck and arm pits feel sore... my doctor did mono and lymes disease screen monday and both were negative... he said give it a week or two and see if its still bothering you. sounds like a cop out to me.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
also slight head ache
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 month ago.

Thank you for the information,
Though you do not have cough or congestion, still it can be a viral infection.
The symptoms can vary.
Only aches, mild fever can be there.
You can take tylenol or motrin.
Please take plenty of fluid & rest.
If the fever gets high, I would suggest to take an examination by doctor.
Viral fever gets over usually in a week but may prolong sometimes.

It is good Mono & Lymes tests have come negative.
I hope this information helps.
If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.
If you are satisfied, please rate my answer as good or excellent.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
you would agree that this is just come sort of flu? And just wait it out
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 month ago.


You can wait it out.

Related Health Questions