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If you have some or all of the following flu symptoms, even if you don't have a fever, you should contact your doctor and stay away from others.

The symptoms of seasonal flu can include:

  • Fever of 100 degrees F or greater
  • Headache
  • Extreme tiredness
  • Dry cough
  • Sore throat
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Muscle aches
  • Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea (this is more common in children than adults)

Sometimes people who get the flu develop complications and will require medical treatment. If you are concerned about your health, don't hesitate to contact your doctor or seek medical attention. Learn more about when to seek medical care.

Last UpdateFebruary 8, 2011