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What is done for flu symptoms?

What is done for flu symptoms?

Flu: If you have the flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid’s. Rest a lot! in some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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What can be done for flu symptoms?

What can be done for flu symptoms?

Rest with the flu: Fluids, rest and analgesics (motrin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) etc) are the cornerstones of treating influenza. You will generally feel as if you were run over by truck for sevral days and then be on the mend. If the symptoms persist, you may be suffering from one of the complications and you should see your doctor asap! ...Read more

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Why do flu symptoms worsen at night?

Why do flu symptoms worsen at night?

Not true: That is not necessarily true. That may be just for you. Time of day does not affect the severity of flu symptoms. ...Read more

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How come i only have flu symptoms at home?

How come i only have flu symptoms at home?

Heads up: It's a long shot, but if you only feel ill when you are in your house, there is a carbon monoxide problem until proved otherwise. Take it from this pathologist. ...Read more

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How can you relieve flu symptoms naturally?

How can you relieve flu symptoms naturally?

Fluids and rest.: Symptoms should be treated with lots of fluids and rest. Caugh can be treated with tea and honey. Muscle aches and headaches can be helped using the herb fever few. ...Read more

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How can you relieve flu symptoms naturally?

Flu: Hydrate well. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications for fever/ pain. Rest. Symptomatic relief of other symptoms. ...Read more

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What do you suggest to beat early flu symptoms?

Antiviral meds: In some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, (zanamivir) flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing. ...Read more

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Flu symptoms gone within a day, is that possible?

Flu symptoms gone within a day, is that possible?

It is possible.: Especially if you have a mild case of the flu. The major symptoms of the flu usually last for about 2 to 5 days. ...Read more

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How can you stop the minor flu symptoms from getting worse?

Flu: If you have the flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid’s. Rest a lot! in some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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What are considered the common typical flu symptoms for kids?

Many: If you are talking about influenza, then, fever, cough, vomiting , diarrhea, sore throat, body aches, muscle aches, congestion , headache, joint pain---any or all of theses symptoms occur at the same time. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are flu symptoms and how are they diagnosed?

FLU sxs: Flu symptoms may include fever, sore throat, cough, achiness all over, headache, chills, feeling tired, nasal congestion, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. Blood studies can diagnose if you have influenza or it can be diagnosed by the symptoms. ...Read more

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Can a dry house cause cold/flu symptoms and what can I do to ease this?

Dry: Long periods of exposure to dry air can irritate the throat and cause nasal congestion etc. Get a cool mist humidifier. ...Read more

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Is there an easy and fast way to take care of cold/flu symptoms quickly?

Rest: If you have the Flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID’s. Rest A LOT! In some situations antiviral medications (Tamiflu, Relenza, Flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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Do you think I should go back to work today after having flu symptoms yesterday?

You might still be: Contagious. According to the cdc: “most healthy adults may be able to infect others beginning 1 day before symptoms develop and up to 5 to 7 days after becoming sick.". ...Read more

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What are the flu symptoms for 2011?

What are the flu symptoms for 2011?

The same like before: Fever above than38 c or higher stuffy nose or running dry cough sore throat wide spread muscle ache sever extreme fatigue headache if you have those more than 48 hours most likely you have the flu. ...Read more

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Can teething cause flu symptoms in baby?

Can teething cause flu symptoms in baby?

No, not flu symptoms: Some babies have no symptoms at all. Most will have excess saliva, want to chew on things and perhaps be a little cranky. A few may develop low grade fever and/or mild diarrhea. If more severe symptoms develop the baby should be evaluated by their pediatrician as they may have a cold or illness in addition to teething. ...Read more

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