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Can flu last 9 days?

Can flu last 9 days?

Most people who get the flu will have symptoms that last between 3 and 7 days. If they develop complications, they may be ill for longer.

When do you start to feel better from the flu?

People with the flu may be contagious anywhere between the day before to seven days after their symptoms appear. On day five of the flu, you should be starting to feel better. Your fever should be gone and the congestion should be lessening, though your cough may linger.

How to know if you have the Flu Day 3?

Flu Day 3. On your third day with flu symptoms, you are still feeling exhausted, your throat is hurting and you still have a fever. Your cough is not really improving even though you have been taking a cough medication.

How long does it take for flu symptoms to go away?

By the end of the day, you may start to feel worse again and your fever may return. You are still contagious until you have been fever-free for 24 hours without taking fever-reducing medicine. People with the flu may be contagious anywhere between the day before to seven days after their symptoms appear.

What happens on the 6th day of the flu?

On your sixth day with the flu, you are still feeling tired but you are breathing easier and your fever is gone. You decide that you want to get back into your routine and go out for a jog. Your body is not fully recovered from the virus though, so you do not make it far before you have to come back home.

People with the flu may be contagious anywhere between the day before to seven days after their symptoms appear. On day five of the flu, you should be starting to feel better. Your fever should be gone and the congestion should be lessening, though your cough may linger.

Flu Day 3. On your third day with flu symptoms, you are still feeling exhausted, your throat is hurting and you still have a fever. Your cough is not really improving even though you have been taking a cough medication.

How long do the symptoms of the flu last?

A bout of the flu typically lasts one to two weeks, with severe symptoms subsiding in two to three days. However, weakness, fatigue, dry cough, and a reduced ability to exercise can linger for three to seven days.

Do you get flu like symptoms when you wake up in the morning?

Flu-like symptoms upon waking. The sinusitis symptoms flare a few times throughout the year and you do feel generally unwell, especially first thing in a morning. My doctor said this was due to a build up of mucus during the night and being laid flat the mucus collected at the back of the throat.