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A 44-year-old female asked:

i started tamiflu (oseltamivir) 2 days, almost 3 days ago and i have no fever for 24 hours and i feel fine. am i still contagious? if so, how long?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Up to 7 days: The shedding of the virus in your secretions peaks in the first 3 days of the illness but persists up to 7 days regardless of the use of tamiflu (oseltamivir). While the shedding diminishes as the fever drops, it can persist and the need for isolation depends on the situation.

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Last updated Sep 15, 2017

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