How Long Does a Fever or Flu Last?

Q:
How long does a fever or flu last?

A:
When adults or children suffer from flu, they have fever along with a feeling of sickness all over their body. This ailment causes discomfort and unpleasantness but it is not dangerous.

It is true that most people suffer from flu at least once a year. This is more common in school going children and is reported more often in winter season.

The symptoms indicating onset of flu include fever of around 102 to 106 F, flushed appearance of the face, severe loss in energy levels, and body pain. Some people also have other symptoms like vomiting or dizziness.

Generally fever caused by flu lasts for almost one or two days. Sometimes it may even last up to 5 days.

If you sustain a fever for several days, you can contact a physician.

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