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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
The muscle aches of: Influenza seems to be caused by the production of cytokines such as il2 in response to. The virus.

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Shulman
20 years experience in Pulmonology
Hygiene: Since you can't live in a bubble, keep away form people who you know have the flu, wash your hands, cover your cough and sneeze and get the flu shot !
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Basic stuff: First, get vaccinated so you don't get it in the first place. But if you do get it, stay home, wash your hands often, sneeze into your arm rather tha ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: Taking a bath is okay. The moisture may help in opening the respiratory passages.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Lab test would be: Definitive. Regular influenza usually does not include GI problems but the swine flu can cause diarrhea as well as nausea & vomiting in children.
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Dr. Alvaro Aranda
34 years experience in Pulmonology
Yes: During the h1n1 epidemy almost half of pte got a concomitant bacterial infection then if symptoms gets worst get a doctor & possibly antibiotic cover ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Possibly: Less likely this time of year. Flu symptoms may include: muscle aches & pains, a fever above 100 degrees, headache, congestion, weakness, chills, inc ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Influenza: Without knowing your symptoms and the ability to examine you it is difficult to say. On the other hand symptoms of influenza may last 7-10 days barri ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Depends: If you are bothered by the sneezing, treat it.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Maybe: If you have influenza and are around anyone not protected by the vaccination they are at high risk of catching the. Influenza . You should stay home u ... Read More
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