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how long is influenza contagious after tamiflu

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Flu : contagious ?: I would give it at least 2 or three days after the fever to go out among your friends and family. Just to be on the safe side. Good luck and feel be ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Flu and cough: yes. He can take both together. He will secret the virus for sometime
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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, most: over-the-counter children's cough medications can be taken with Tamiflu, (oseltamivir) but the cough medication may not have any added benefit and wil ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
24 hours: You are considered contagious until 24 hours after your last fever.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
5-7 Days: Patients with influenza are typically contagious for 5 to 7 days. The drug tamiflu (oseltamivir) may shorten that duration by one day but i would stil ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Judd Pryde
25 years experience Travel Medicine
New flu bug: or old bug gone, but the secondary consequences still hanging around. Keep resting and drink fluids.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Tamiflu (oseltamivir): This antiviral does not cure influenza like we think antibiotics will cure a skin infection.what it does is shorten the duration of the flu by inhibit ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Medication: You will be contagious if you have fever and if you drink alcohol it may interfere with your recovery.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
For your 4 year old,: you can also give him/her Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin or Advil for pain and fever and make sure he/she is drinking plenty of fluids. To prevent ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Can recheck with Dr.: A doctor can evaluate if nausea and vomiting is worrisome or persists. Nausea can be due to many things, such as: stomach virus infection, other vira ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: But only for test confirmed influenza.
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