If you experience flu-like symptoms at any time during the four days prior to your scheduled surgery contact
People with influenza typically experience some or all of the following symptoms for at least a week:
- fever and chills
- cough, sore throat and runny or stuffy nose
- muscle aches, joint pains, headaches and fatigue (feeling very tired)
- nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea (more common in children than adults).
NSW Health flu factsheet
provides more information about influenza.