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do I have the flue

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
It could be: start of a flu. You can take tylenol (acetaminophen) and keep yourself hydrated.
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A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Complex question: may be neither or both. Important to know if you have a fever, even low grade, as well as duration and intensity of your symptoms. Swollen gums may ... Read More
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Dr. Naveed Naeem
13 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Symptoms of flu: According to the Mayo Clinic Common signs and symptoms of the flu include: Fever over 100.4 F (38 C) Aching muscles, especially in your back, arms a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is the best: medicine for the flu. 75 mg twice a day for 5 days.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Judith Tellerman
41 years experience Clinical Psychology
FLU?: Please go to a Doctor to find out what type of virus or infection you have and get the right kind of medication. If your symptoms get worse call an am ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Something else?: If you are burning the candle on both ends that could be reason to explain the slow recovery. More importantly, your diagnosis of the flu might be w ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience Family Medicine
No: Normally you may feel bad for 7-10 days. If this is dragging on you should be seen.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well: And can be the influenza virus. But usually it’s just a common cold virus In the summer.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Flu: If you have confirmed Flu and are within 2-3 days of starting symptoms you should get a prescription from your MD for Tamiflu. If not this then depend ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Immune system: Most likely they cleared the first infection and then picked up another virus along the way, making them sick all over again. Stress and a lowered imm ... Read More

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