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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norma jo Waxman
32 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor soon: If you also still have a cough or shortness of breath, or pain with deep inspiration, your “back” pain could be from pneumonia. This is unfortunately ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Could be influenza: If so, you need to start tamiflu (oseltamivir) within 48 hrs of the 1st fever.
Dr. David Schleimer
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Likely the flu: Your child probably is now expressing symptoms of viral infection as it is within the incubation period after being exposed to mom's influenza. Md con ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Flu like symptoms: The after effects of the flu may linger for weeks or months after the initial illness.Ibuprofen may be used for your back pain.
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Fever?: If you have a fever, please have an appointment with your physician or with Healthtap. Nasal saline solution for your congestion, if not improved in ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Shulman
20 years experience Pulmonology
Hygiene: Since you can't live in a bubble, keep away form people who you know have the flu, wash your hands, cover your cough and sneeze and get the flu shot !
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
3: Influenza a, b, c. The first two are the most common in humans. The virus mutates all the time and so a new vaccine is necessary every year based on ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Rest, fluids,Tylenol (acetaminophen): Rest, hydration, tylenol (acetaminophen) for fevers, pain. If you can be seen within 48 hours of symptoms, antivirals may help a little.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Yes: Influenza virus can circulate throughout the year. It is most prevalent in winter but can infect in summer (although more rarely)
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Fast and can be bad: Fever, chills, achiness, cough, congestion, headache, sorethroat starting about 18-72 hours after exposure and u become contagious starting just arou ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Basic stuff: First, get vaccinated so you don't get it in the first place. But if you do get it, stay home, wash your hands often, sneeze into your arm rather tha ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rest, fluids and: pain killers, if it is truly influenza, your doctor can prescribe tamiflu in the first 48 hours, just to shorten its course, otherwise, continue as ab ... Read More

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