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Why does your whole body ache when you have a cold?

Body aches with a cold/flu are due to fever, dehydration, or the virus itself diverting nutrients away from muscles! Drinking more water will help! Any Suggestions here?

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  1. vignesh Reply:

    Help me. I feel terrible!!!

  2. Marielle Reply:

    When you have the flu, your body is often sore and achy due to the virus in your However, unlike steam rooms, your whole body is not immersed in the steam. passages, but they will not help for sweating out a cold or flu or body aches. Source:

  3. Elwanda Reply:

    When you have a cold or flu your whole body is weakened. A large portion of What would cause your arms and leg muscles to ache? over activitywithout

  4. Lola Reply:

    Connective tissue or autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis or (in rare cases) lupus can be some culprits. Source:

  5. Dierdre Reply:

    Do you have any other symptoms? If your whole body aches, you could have the flu. Get some rest and talk with a doctor if it gets worse. Source:

  6. Vallie Reply:

    Fill the bath tub with warm water and add 1cup epsom salts and 1cup baking soda. Let the mixture dissolve in the bath water. Make sure that you fill the tub enough to soak your body. Soak in the bathtub for 15-20 minutes. The epsom salts wi… Source:

  7. Layne Reply:

    Body ache, cold, but i have a “normal temp”? Yesterday I began feeling really aching, so I went to bed cold and my body was at 8:30, when I woke up this morning at 7:00 I was

  8. Candra Reply:

    I cant answer why it happens but I can tell you that I feel that way too!!!except mine doesnt go quite so far as the fingers and toes! I hope you feel better! Take lots of Nyquil!!!it works best for me!

  9. Rivka Reply:

    In: Conditions and Diseases, Cold and Flu, Infectious Diseases, Immune System [ Edit categories] Full body dehydration then almost inevitably occurs, as the flu- infected usually One of the most important (as far as your muscles are concerned) is If you have the flu and you'd like to beat the muscle ache, chow on some

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