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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Wager
39 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: .... And that is one of the reasons that children should be vaccinated every year with the flu shot, which this year includes h1n1 (swine flu).
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Dr. MARK LONG answered
25 years experience in Pediatrics
NOT RECOMMENDED: Relenza (zanamivir), tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate), symmetrel (amantadine), Flumadine (rimantadine) are the only approved medication for influenza ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Not unless: They get vaccinated. Adults aren't immune either unless they had an infection with a strain that's similar to the current ones.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Greene
8 years experience in Pediatrics
Whatever they want: Most kids feel so crummy with the flu that they don't want to eat or drink anything. If they are hungry, that's a good sign! Give them what they want ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
See Below: Most of the time, kids recover from the flue without any problems. They can get ear infection, viral or bacterial pneumonia, or rarely, infection of t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mel Goldberg
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Many: If you are talking about influenza, then, fever, cough, vomiting , diarrhea, sore throat, body aches, muscle aches, congestion , headache, joint pain- ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Flu: If you have fever see if a well family member can help out while you stay isolated in a separate room. If you have to be around the children wash you ... Read More
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Influenza symptoms: Seasonal flu (influenza) symptoms include some of the following: fever with or without feeling chills; cough, sore throat, runny nose, stuffy nose, ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
No quick way: If really has influenza, treatment with tamiflu (oseltamivir) or similar agents within 24-48 hrs of onset may reduce the duration of symptoms and less ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raymond Blair
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Hand hygiene : Use good hand hygiene and avoid droplet spread (from coughing, sneezing, etc) and you should be ok. The flu shot is not always reliable bc the flu vir ... Read More

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