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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Lots of hints:: Force fluids: 8-10 glasses of electrolyte rich fluids/day. Call physician for Tamiflu (oseltamivir) Rx if highly symptomatic. Use OTC AdvII or Aleve f ... Read More
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many options: Unfortunately Western medicine has little to offer ; the main drug used, Tamiflu, only helps a bit if started within 24 hours, is expensive and has ma ... Read More

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Keep well rested: 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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Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Some basics: If it is flu Tamiflu can be taken but a flu test would be prudent before starting it. The covid issue is a local one & a virtual visit with a loca ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many treatments: Unfortunately Western medicine has little to offer ; the main drug used, Tamiflu, only helps a bit if started within 24 hours, is expensive and has ma ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: If it is truly the flu anti-viral meds started within the 1st 48-72 hrs can decrease the intensity of the illness. They don't stop the contagious natu ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Gastroenteritis: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, ri ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Flu in a toddler: Push fluids but stay off of milk.Use a vaporizer or humidifier during the day or night. Use saline nose drops for a runny nose or cough medicine for c ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Autonomic cephalgia: Trigeminal autonomic cephalgias are a type of headache with eye and orbit pain, tears, red eye, and other flu-like symptoms. This is a serious and com ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
Look it up: The information is out there. You don't even need to leave your laptop. A simple Google search will give you this information. Part of the purpose ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Because of sex: Two main reasons. First, HPV is sexually transmitted, and throughout history most societies have had negative views about sex and see STDs as embarras ... Read More
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