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Symptom Checker

Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Coughs and Colds

Please review the common symptoms of influenza ("flu"). The first four symptoms are the most important ones to identify influenza:

  • cough

  • muscle aches

  • fever

  • headache

  • sore throat

  • runny nose.

You have already told us that your most bothersome symptom is a cough or breathing symptom. In addition, are you having muscle aches, fever, or headache?

Yes, I am having one or more of these additional symptoms.

No, I am not having these additional symptoms.

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