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Can I still go swimming with a mild flu sickness

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Dr. Willam Lau
9 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Military recruit studies indicate that physical activity does not affect influenzae.

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A 10-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Homeopathy : Homeopathy may have treatment for fever , whether for specific reason, not sure.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Fever rare after 5-6: Most individuals with influenza have resolution of fever and chills by 5-6 days, but may have lingering fatigue and cough. If you still have signific ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Touraj Shafai
58 years experience Pediatrics
Coughing and congest: The difference between a cold and flu is the presence of coughing and congestion in a cold and may be not so much fever. Patients with flu have higher ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Approximately 1: week,, maybe shorter since you had the flu vaccine.
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Influenza: Drink plenty of fluids, take aspirin or acetaminophen to control headache and other aches and pains, rest, and don't expose others e.g. cover cou ... Read More
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Time: I would start with rest fluids and treat your symptoms. If you have a fever take paracetamol and cooling measures. If you have muscle aches take ibupr ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Stay at home, test: Stay at home for 14 days after the contact. Monitor for fever, dry cough, shortness of breath. Arrange testing by contacting your medical center or ph ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Mild flu...: ...I suppose... Seriously, body aches can happen with many viral infections; flu actually causes myositis - inflammation of teh muscle.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
No: Maybe your flu like illness is not really a reaction to your rabies vaccine and in fact you have a viral syndrome. But your 5 month old baby does need ... Read More

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