Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

how to catch the flu on purpose

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
They are most: likely to catch influenza if they are in an area that is populated by infected people.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Flu Incubation: According to the cdc: " the time from when a person is exposed to flu virus to when symptoms begin is about 1 to 4 days.".
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
Flu jab: Hi.A new flu vaccine is developed each year generally because the flu virus itself keeps changing.Hence immunity from last year unlikely to help again ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No you can not: No you can not catch flu from someone who has symptoms related to having had flu shot.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
NO YOU CAN NOT: No you can not catch flu from some one who had a flu shot.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not likely: If a person has the influenza virus, and does not cough nor sneeze yet, he won't be spewing out virus into the air. That means an uninfected person in ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Well....: The flu virus is dispersed as droplets in the air when a person talks, sings, coughs or sneezes. You can than inhale those droplets & become infected ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: The vaccine currently available protects you from the most common form of influenza a present in the community. It does not protect you from varients ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Keep your distance: From your roommate. Wash your hands often. Wash your hands before touching your mouth, nose or eyes.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You forgot to tell: Us what 'this' is. The flu virus is dispersed as droplets in the air when a person talks, sings, coughs or sneezes. You can than inhale those droplet ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month