Influenza Back Pain

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Influenza back pain is a common sign of flu infection. We will examine the types of expressions often experienced, the reason pain exists and what can be done to mitigate pain while the illness lasts. Back pain typically endures throughout the flu infection, with periods of fever intensifying the dorsal pain. Some patients will have minor pain, while others will have extreme pain. When infected with the flu, it is common for patients to develop pain all over their skin, with a creepy, achy feeling being almost universally experienced.

Key Takeaways:

  • Influenza back pain is a common sign of flu infection.
  • The flu is an ailment that preys on the young and the old. It is no surprise that although anyone can acquire the flu, the worst cases are seen in the extreme ends of the age spectrum.
  • Back pain is often one of the first symptoms of the flu. Generally, this pain will exist in the lower back over the kidneys, in the flanks over the middle rib cage and/or in the neck.

“Influenza is a very common ailment that comes in many different severities”