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I have a severe headache , with body aches and severe sweating

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I have a severe headache , with body aches and severe sweating but no fever. Is this likely to be flu or something more sinister.... Thanks
Hi. How long has this been going on and any problems with nausea, vision or balance?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Since Saturday early morning though I've had night sweats for a week. No nausea or vomiting. No vision or balance issues

OK Tracy. This does sound like early flu and your temperature may rise fairly soon now.

That said, any severe headache requires an exam by a doctor and an MRI of the brain if warrented to rule out a leaking aneurysm so I'd suggest you see your doctor right away or get to an ER just to play it safe

Let me know if you need any more information please

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you. So aside from the headache, which I will be getting checked. Do you think it's safe to say it's flu? I've heard horror stories about cancers causing this in early stages? Thank you so much

I think it is the flu Tracy--certainly you have the right symptoms.

No, this isn't cancer, of that I'm certain

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thanks so much
My pleasure Tracy but let me know how it goes and please remember to rate my service to you
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I certainly will. Perfect thank you
Take care