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Does the flu cause body aches?

Muscular aches and pains, especially in your back, arms and legs, fatigue and weakness are all symptoms of Influenza! Any Suggestions here?

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  1. Debbra Reply:

    It can be spread through the air or by bodily contact. One of the first symptoms associated with the flu are muscle aches that are caused by a loss of fluids. Source:http://www.ehow.com/about_5116434_do-muscles-ache-flu.html

  2. Danna Reply:

    When your body is invaded by things like a virus, the immune system sends out white blood cells (also called leukocytes) to find the infection. The white blood cells release a chemical called cytokines, which is what causes the joint pain s

  3. Melaine Reply:

    Rest is recommended for most aching muscles-but that doesn’t mean complete rest. It’s important to keep using the muscles gently as they heal. Take Tylenol. Source:http://www.chacha.com/question/what-helps-get-rid-of-body-aches-caused-by-stomach-flu

  4. Erminia Reply:

    Fill the bath tub with warm water and add 1cup epsom salts and 1cup baking soda. Let the mixture dissolve in the bath water. Make sure that you fill the tub enough to soak your body. Soak in the bathtub for 15-20 minutes. The epsom salts wi… Source:http://www.ehow.com/how_2226907_fever-relieve-body-aches-flucold.html

  5. Billye Reply:

    Body aches are often caused by injury or illness. If you are in a car accident your body can be jarred around. The next day you will be sore all over. The flu can cause aches because your body isn’t staying hydrated enough and the bacteria … Source:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Diseases/what_causes_body_aches

  6. Oralee Reply:

    how to relieve body aches from the flu? my girlfriend has been complaining ran a 50mi marathon yesterday of body aches (shes says she feels like she then got into a fist fight

  7. Deedra Reply:

    When your body is invaded by things like a virus, the immune system sends out white blood cells (also called leukocytes) to find the infection! The white blood cells release a chemical called cytokines, which is what causes the joint pain seen not just in the flu but with many inflammatory/autoimmune conditions like arthritis, lupus, inflammatory bowel disease, etc!

  8. Penni Reply:

    Muscle aches caused by a flu virus cannot be accounted for by fluid loss from excretions and emesis alone, yes. you can get body aches all over from the flu

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