Flu Symptoms


Symptom Checker

To use the Symptom Checker, choose the symptoms that you are experiencing from the list to the right. After you've checked off your selections, click on the Next button to see your results.

In some cases, you may be prompted for more information about your symptoms.

Flu Symptoms
Symptom Checker
Step 1: Select your symptoms.
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Symptom Details
Step 2: Tell us about your fever.

Select your temperature in ºF.


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Call your doctor immediately to learn about flu treatment options.

This is not a substitute for a professional, on-site medical diagnosis. However, you can use the printable symptoms results for discussion with your doctor or other healthcare professional during your visit, to aid in a professional diagnosis.

 
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DISCLAIMER: This is not a substitute for a professional, on-site medical diagnosis. However, you can use the printable symptoms results for discussion with your doctor or other healthcare professional during your visit to aid in a professional diagnosis.


Know the F.A.C.T.S.

Flu symptoms can be mild or severe, and can come on suddenly — be sure you know your flu treatment options so you can be prepared. Symptoms generally appear 1 to 4 days after exposure to the virus.

Symptoms of the flu include chills, fever, aches, and tiredness.

Symptoms of the flu: chills, fever, aches, and tiredness

The common symptoms of the flu include:

  • Fever (100°F or greater)
  • Headache
  • Muscle aches
  • Chills
  • Tiredness
  • Cough
  • Runny nose (more common in children than adults)

If you have one or more of these
symptoms, it could be the flu.


Prescription antivirals can shorten the duration of the flu if taken within 12-48 hours of first symptoms. So act fast.

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