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A 33-year-old female asked:

I am 12 weeks pregnant and have the flu since yesterday. i have a fever of 38.4 degrees. should i go to the hospital or try yo bring it down? how can i bring it down?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Tamiflu discuss: It is important that your oxygen level be maintained during this illness. I would recommend a visit with your family physician. Tamiflu may be indicated, but please verify if you can take it. It should be given during the first 48 hours to be most effective.
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