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how long does it take to get the flu once exposed to it

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Cold: Cough can cause chest pain due to muscular shaky motions it produces. Some colds tend to linger. Of all cold symptoms, the most lingering is cough. To ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Influenza: Since flu is a virus,it will not respond to antibiotics. Normally flu lasts 5-7 days..The sequelae such as cough can linger on for weeks
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible side effect: While the use of topical Aldara (imiquimod) is not typically associated with "systemic" side effects, review of the manufacturer packaging suggests th ... Read More
A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
I'd wait 2 wks: If your local flu season is active now I'd get it soon. A short course of steroids may not suppress the response much. If it is early in your season ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Immunize: The vaccine protects against strains of influenza, including Type A, and there is no need to wait to have the vaccine, if there are no contraindicatio ... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
It : It is very sensible that you are taking the influenza vaccination every year as this substantially decreases your chance of getting influenza and spre ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Surdyka
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: yes
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: No flu vaccine is 100% effective. Therefore there is always a chance to contract flu even after vaccination. The risk varies from year to year because ... Read More

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