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i ve had the flu for a week

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
14 years experience Family Medicine
Cough from the flu: Can last up to a month. Make sure you are doing everything you can to reduce goo dripping into your lungs. Use a humidifier in the bedroom 24/7, kee ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience Dentistry
May be another week: For all the symptoms to disappear completely including the cough, .
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience Family Medicine
Aching: Sometimes a secondary bacterial infection develops once the flu virus is gone. Have a chest xray and see a doctor for re-exam
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Secondary infections may occur and these include serious bacterial illness. I would recommend seeing your PCP, especially if you have a fever or chill ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Talk with your MD: Please talk to your doctor about this. Tessalon perlles or Codeine are sometimes used to help with severe night time coughing that keeps your awake.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Explanation : Flu or common cold after significant trip usually cause more prolonged and severe illness than local diseases. This still the stress related conditi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Mckenna
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Yes: Metallic taste in your mouth is a fairly common symptom with viral illness, especially prolonged. Some find relief with Zinc supplementation.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Answered earlier: If you have really had inluenza three times you should be evaluated for immune system dysfunction.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. exam, then note: A doctor can write a note after doing an in-person exam. Generally, doctors do not write notes (such as work-excuse or school-excuse notes, or back-to ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Burress
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Fever / Cough: If you are having an ongoing Fever with a Productive Cough you may have a post flu pneumonia. If you have these symptoms, I recommend that you see y ... Read More
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