A Quick Guide to Flu Symptoms

Though symptoms tend to vary from person to person, the flu can be diagnosed by the presence of several common signs. This video discusses what you can expect when you get the flu.

The flu frequently causes high fever or feverish sensations . Many people develop a runny nose or sore throat as well. Coughing is common, as is extreme fatigue. Some cases of flu can also bring on vomiting or diarrhea. Though you should always contact an emergency care center to rule out the possibility of another condition, most flu sufferers can recover with rest and fluids. If your symptoms worsen, you should contact a medical professional for further advice.

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center offers expert emergency care for patients suffering from acute flu symptoms or complications. To determine if you have the flu, use our Consult-A-Nurse referral system or call (818) 676-4000.

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