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A 28-year-old female asked:

My nephew and dad have contracted swine flu and yesterday my tummy started runny my nose my chest is always tight i'm shortness of breath my body hurts and i feel tired i am a chronic asthmatic patient. i don't have a fever should i go get tested?

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Neonatology 38 years experience
May help: If you think its influenza A and you test positive, Tamiflu will only help if its early in the course, within afew days of onset of symtoms
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Last updated Jun 17, 2018


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