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Do you know the common flu symptoms? Do you know how flu is different from a cold? Learn more about flu symptoms and types so you’ll know what you’re up against this flu season. Find out the warning signs of more serious problems with flu so you can prevent flu complications. 


Flu symptoms make you feel miserable. Learn more about the main flu symptoms so you can treat these early on. Also, find out when to call the doctor about flu symptoms.

Is it a cold or flu? How can you tell the difference? Discover the specific warning signs of cold and flu, and learn the best ways to treat cold and flu symptoms.


Want to learn more about the types of flu? What about bird flu or avian flu? Discover the different types of flu and how they are spread among people.

What is swine flu? What can we do about it? WebMD answers these questions and more.


The flu can have serious complications ranging from sinus infections to life-threatening pneumonia. Get the latest information on flu complications. Learn what you can do right now to protect your health.

People with chronic conditions such as heart disease or diabetes should take special care during flu season. Read more here.

Get the facts about H1N1 / Swine Flu and pregnancy. 

How bad are your sinus problems? Find out with WebMD's Sinus Health Check.

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