Friday, February 10, 2017

Symptoms of flu: fever

The flu starts with general symptoms: fever, shivers, headaches, muscle pain, especially in the back muscles and the long muscles of the thighs and arms, articular pains, nausea and the loss of appetite.

Almost everyone who has the flu gets a fever. A fever is present in approximately 80% of all flu cases. During a fever, the immune system sends special chemicals to the blood.

These chemical signal the bran to heat up the blood to help kill the harmful flu virus. Normal average body temperature for humans is 98.6 degrees ° F or 37 ° C.

In the first 12 hours from the debut, the fever rises to 38-39 ° C. In the 2nd and 3rd day, the fever drops.

Usually, the fever persists for 3 days (with variations between 2-5 days).
Symptoms of flu: fever
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