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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Flu?: How do you know it's flu? Flu season is over, at least in north america.

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
33 years experience Infectious Disease
Bacterial infection: You do not need to take antibiotics for flu unless it is complicated with superimposed bacterial infection. You know that from recurrence of fever and ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Meds in pregnancy : It is best for you to consult with your Family Practitioner who will assess you first before treatment. Most medicines have not been proven to be saf ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
See doctor: you could start with your chemist for meds.In my personal opinion,if you are a person living with sinus, always see your doctor first.Any person with ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
41 years experience Rheumatology
Flu symptoms: True flu symptoms do not require specific anti-viral medications in most cases. To help with congestion, runny nose, cough, and fever over the counter ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Unless liver problems or allergic to Acetaminophen ( tylenol, (acetaminophen) excedrin) is an alternative.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The Flu: If you have the flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain reliever ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Very variable: That depends. The very old and very young can be especially hard hit by the flu. If there are other medical conditions like HIV, Diabetes, asthma etc ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Vaccine to prevent: Anti-virall meds for illness. It is best to get vaccinated to prevent illnees. If you get sick you need prescription anti-viral medication that if st ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Vaccine and anti: Viral medication. Anti-virall medications, requiring prescription, can shorten the illness by a couple of days if started early. Best thing to do is t ... Read More

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