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Posted by: Anon#2 | 2008/11/24

Headaches with viral infection

Dear Doc,

What causes the terrible three-day headache that people are experiencing with this year' s rounds of stomach flu?

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Dear Anon#2,

This type of headache is often the body’s response to flu – usually it is the muscles of the head and neck that become painful and stiff, but it can affect the back muscles as well.

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