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Fever, chills, sore/red eyes, sore throat, running nose/sinus,

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Fever, chills, sore/red eyes, sore throat, running nose/sinus, general low feeling, feeling very off colour - can these be early symptoms?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Ken replied 6 years ago.

Since when are you having these symptoms? Do you have any other diagnosed medical condition/ are you on any medication?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I started a new relationship about three weeks ago. About 10 days ago I thought I had pink eye, then about 5 days ago I started with these flu symptoms but it does not seem to be normal flu. I am on no medication, I am normally very strong and healthy. I am just feeling generally low, not much genital irritation, put that down to the usual after period discomfort.
Expert:  Ken replied 6 years ago.

I can understand your anxiety.

Please do not panic. If the flu symptoms do not go away after a week of taking medication than you will need to see a doctor. Generally it is viral and you get better in a week, bacterial one needs antibiotic course. You may than need a throat swab/ blood tests and x ray for sinuses to see for severity and type of infection.

You can have warm water gargles with pinch of salt/ have warm fluids, soup and coffee help/ stay hydrated/ take rest.

Please do not worry, you will be fine soon. Wish you well. God bless
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