Is it possible to have the flu without a fever?
A fever is part of the immune system’s response to an infection and is a typical flu symptom.
However, it is possible for the flu to occur without a fever.
In mild cases of the flu, the body may be able to fight off the influenza virus without raising its temperature..
Is it possible to be sick without a fever?
Usually there is no fever; in fact, fever and more severe symptoms may indicate that you have the flu rather than a cold. Cold symptoms typically last for about 3 days. At that point the worst is over, but you may feel congested for a week or more. Except in newborns, colds themselves are not dangerous.
Can you be achy without a fever?
That and the body aches. It’s hard to fully describe but you know what I’m talking about – your muscles and joints ache and your skin may even hurt to the touch. You can definitely get a fever with chills but don’t be fooled – you can even have chills without fever.
How long are you contagious with the flu if you have no fever?
Am I contagious?IllnessWhen you’re first contagiousWhen you’re no longer contagiousFlu1 day before symptoms start5-7 days after you get sick with symptomsCold1-2 days before symptoms start2 weeks after you’re exposed to the virusStomach virusBefore symptoms startUp to 2 weeks after you’ve recovered