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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: If verified there are pricey meds like Tamiflu that can help if started within the first 2-3 days of symptom starting. Otherwise the basic approach is ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Influenza: Rest, hydrate & eat healthfully. Consider use of acetaminophen, saline for nasal irrigation, decongestant or cough syrup. Get urgent care for diff ... Read More

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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hector Amaya
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Flu: Flu isinfluenza if the happened you need to take a medication called. Tamiflu (oseltamivir) or something similar. Now if ypu have common cold stuffy n ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Flu care: If you have the flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain reliever ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Rudkin
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Washing hand, mask: Influenza is transmitted by droplets. Careful hand washing and wearing a mask if coughing can help reduce the spread.
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Dr. Bin Sung
Dr. Bin Sung answered
33 years experience Pediatrics
Isolation: Good hand washing with soap and water for 2 minutes after touching the patient with flu. Get flu vaccine. Avoid close contact, stay at least 3 feet aw ... Read More
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Flu shot: Be sure to get your flu shot every year prior to the onset of the flu season but not too early so you will be protected throughout the entire flu seas ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Anderson
24 years experience Family Medicine
Tough Flu Season: This has been a tough Influenza season. The vaccine wasn't a great match to what has been circulating. Additionally Influenza-A was prevalent early ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience Psychiatry
Well ...: If you have the influenza virus, then you are sick for now. Hope that helps.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Your body will: Your body will fight the virus. In rare cases a doctor may prescribe a medication against the flu.
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some thoughts...: If it's Flu A or Flu B, a doctor might use Tamiflu. If it's a cold virus, there are no useful antivirals. Some people take extra vitamin C (may upset ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Using this site: You get the most from this site when you provide detailed information about a health issue followed by a clear related question. The automated system ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Okoronkwo
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Flu is a viral infection and usually takes about 5 days after infection though had lingered upto 2 weeks in few. Prescription medication within the ... Read More
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