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Have low grade fever (99.9) off and on with bad headache and

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Have low grade fever (99.9) off and on with bad headache and aches and pains mostly in face, neck, even my upper teeth hurt. No other symptoms. Thought possible sinus infection although I have no discharge of nose or sore throat or cough. My son is also complaining of headache and had a low grade temp. No other symptoms for him as well. Could it be the flu?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  doctornihil replied 7 years ago.


Thanks for your question.

Yes, this can be a viral infection.

Influenza or flu is also a possibility.

Usually flu also causes stomach upset which is absent in your case.

If your symptoms do not improve in next 24 hours, then please see your doctor for flu testing & possible antiviral medications ( Tamiflu etc.).

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