Is it possible to be sick with the flu twice in a month?

About two weeks ago, I got the stomach flu and it was really bad. I then got over it. Now, I came down with the regular flu yesterday and had body aches, a fever, and a horrible sore throat. Is it possible to get sick that quickly? I am a healthy 27 year old female. What could be causing this?

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  • keerok
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago
    Best answer

    There are lots of flu strains so yes, you can be hit twice, thrice, or more a month and worse, you can have two or more types infecting you at the same time.

  • audrey
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Cause? Not getting your flu shot like you should have.

  • 3 weeks ago

    The “stomach flu” and the flu (influenza) are caused by completely unrelated viruses. It is absolutely possible to have both in a short time period.

  • Laurie
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Unless you have been diagnosed as the result of a lab test, you cannot know that you had the flu - either time. People call all sorts of illnesses the flu, when in reality, the flu is a very specific, serious, and often debilitating illness.

    See a doctor.

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