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he has been exposed to people with confirmed flu. he now exhibits symptoms such as fever and aches. can you prescribe tamiflu to prevent him having to go to the doctor with other sick people my husband may have the flu?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Try our other forum: You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. Try a private consultation where doctors can talk with you on video. Also, in the US some medications (but not all) are sometimes prescribed and limited lab tests can be ordered. On your screen, click on Care, then Medical Consults, then Start. (Feb. 2020)
Answered on Feb 21, 2020

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