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A 23-year-old male asked:

Got sick about week ago. had chills/fever at night. woke up better, had to get influenza shot (military) week later.. still sore throat l/cough mucus?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt: Your illness may still be caused by influenza. Other possible causes include Strep throat. I would suggest having a Strep screening test. At this point,Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is not likely to be needed. If you have any respiratory difficulty such as shortness of breath, please see the ED.

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