Also, does the flu come on fast?
Flu: Comes on Fast and Furious Symptoms like sore throat, fever, headache, muscle aches, congestion, and cough tend to come on suddenly. The flu gets better over 2 to 5 days, but you might feel run-down for a week or longer.
Secondly, how sudden do flu symptoms start?
The day you notice flu symptoms probably starts as usual – you get the kids off to school, head to work, and put your lunch in the fridge. Then your body starts to ache, and you notice a tickle in your throat. Chills might come next.
Is Flu A or B worse?
While influenza B viruses are typically less common than influenza A viruses, influenza B infections can be more severe in children, and can lead to complications that require hospitalization or death.
Whats the difference between Flu A and Flu B?
While the symptoms of influenza B mirrors those of influenza A, the main difference between the two strains is who it can affect. This allows strains of A to be spread more rapidly than B, while also meaning strains of B cannot cause pandemics with symptoms likely less severe.