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Some folks at work had the flu. I have some symptoms (fever,

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Some folks at work had the flu. I have some symptoms (fever, headache, fatigue) but no cough or congestion. Is it possible to have flu without these symptoms.
JA: Is the headache episodic or daily? And what about nausea?
Customer: Headache goes away once NSAIDs kick in, fever is reduced, and I rehydrate.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No nausea

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Yes, these symptoms cough and congestion can be absent in flu.

Fever, headache and fatigue are quite typical of flu.

And with a history of contact with colleagues; this is likely to be flu than any other medical issue.

Drink plenty of fluids.

These would increase the body immunity:

Vitamin C



Rest is the key for early recovery.

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