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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Fever and flu like : If you have a fever for more than 24 hours and flu like symptoms, please see your physician. Tamiflu may be indicated and may shorten the duration of the illness. Drink fluids,rest and treat fever.

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Are some people more likely to get the flu than others?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ruben Nazario
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: The flu is spread from person to person through microscopic droplets expelled during coughing or sneezing, or if you inadvertently touch a surface or an object covered with those droplets. As such, people in close contact with a sick individual are more likely to get the flu. This includes babies and infants in daycare centers and older children in school, and t heir family members.
A 31-year-old member asked:

I have the flu, how long until I can return to work?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
When fever is gone: You can usually return to work when your fever is gone and you are able to eat and drink and get your strength back. Recovery time may be longer for people with lung disease or diabetes.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Everyone gets the flu. It's not dangerous is it?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Define "flu": The everyday "common" flu is not dangerous. The influenza flu, which we can get vaccinated for, can be serious to the elderly, infants, and those who are immune compromised (i.e. Chemotherapy patients, etc.). It is estimated that there are approximately 30, 000 deaths per year due to the influenza flu.
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A 25-year-old member asked:

Is there a way to know for sure that you have the flu?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: Ther is a test for infulanza a+b fast test to see if you have those types fast and simpl.
A 40-year-old member asked:

If I drink a lot, am I more susceptable to getting the flu?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: Alcohol is a sugar. Sugars being acidic slow down enzymes systems throughtout the body including those responsible for the immune system and thereby make you more susceptibel to infections.

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