Influenza Quiz

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Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is influenza?

An infection causes by the influenza virus which usually affects the respiratory tract (nose-windpipe-lungs).

Symptoms of influenza

  • Fever

  • Pain in the same joints on both left and right sides.

  • Joint pain even when resting

  • Joint pain

  • Cough

  • Loss of appetite

  • Child refuses to eat

  • Headache

Questions your doctor may ask to check for influenza

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose influenza

  • Do you have a fever?

  • Do you have the same joint pain on both sides of your body (symmetrical)?

  • Do you have joint pain even when you are at rest?

  • Do you have any joint pain?

  • Do you have a cough?

Treatment for influenza

Antiviral medications for the flu may reduce the severity of symptoms and help with faster recovery. To be effective, these flu antiviral medications should be taken within the first 48 hours of illness.

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Phillip Aguila

Phillip Aguila, MD, MBA (Respiratory medicine, Critical Care)

Yoshinori Abe

Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

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