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30 Jul 2007

FLU
Is it possible that the flu virus can stay in your system for weeks on end, I started with the symptoms and as I work could not do the bed rest thing and just took penty Viral C capsules and lots of water, so I never got major ill but it is lingering for quite a while and I have an irritating dry cough for weeks now, not constant just the odd fits of coughing. Feeling very tired, heart rate speeds up every now and then and sweat a lot. Is this normal ?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear karen
No it is not normal - you may have a low grade chronic infection - your doctor will be able to determine with a blood test.
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