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How should I treat bronchial flu. I have a tight sore chest, fever now and then, feel awful at times and better at times. I took an antibiotic.?

How should I treat bronchial flu. I have a tight sore chest, fever now and then, feel awful at times and better at times. I took an antibiotic.?

Influenza: Influenza is a viral infection so treatment does not include antibiotics unless you develop a bacterial complication. Even if you have bronchitis, it is viral and still part of the flu.
Treatment is lots of fluids to treat couh and prevent dehydration from fevers, rest, & fever reducers. ...Read more

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Is Ibuprofen also helpful in reducing inflamtion of bronchial tubes during acute bronchitis. Ie it is better to take it instead of panadol for fever.

Is Ibuprofen also helpful in reducing inflamtion of bronchial tubes during acute bronchitis. Ie it is better to take it instead of panadol for fever.

Ibuprofen: Similiar for fever, unless chest is burning or hurting, then Ibuprofen would be a better choice. You may take both together if needed. Just stick to dosage from package instructions. ...Read more

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Throat infection orjust sick Persistent cough. Not pain in throat but in bronchial area in lungs. Ear pain. Threw up. Lots of mucus. No fever. What is?

Throat infection orjust sick Persistent cough. Not pain in throat but in bronchial area in lungs. Ear pain. Threw up. Lots of mucus. No fever. What is?

Viral illness: Hydrate yourself well. Treat the symptoms with OTC medications. Rest, take a lot of vitamin C and Zinc, hydrate more. Use Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen to treat body ache, headache, or low grade fever. Not better or start having chills or high fever see your PCP or go to urgent care ...Read more

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Hoy to cure my flu?

Hoy to cure my flu?

Flu: Flu isinfluenza if the happened you need to take a medication called. Tamiflu (oseltamivir) or something similar. Now if ypu have common cold stuffy nose, no body aches mild fevers you need to take care of symptoms otc decongestants antihistaminic and cough meds. ...Read more

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How to control flu?

How to control flu?

Flu shot: Be sure to get your flu shot every year prior to the onset of the flu season but not too early so you will be protected throughout the entire flu season. ...Read more

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I hace a severe flu?

I hace a severe flu?

Tough Flu Season: This has been a tough Influenza season. The vaccine wasn't a great match to what has been circulating. Additionally Influenza-A was prevalent early in the season, and now Influenza-B is becoming more common!

See a doctor soon (in 48 hours or less) if you have severe symptoms. ...Read more

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I have flu I am sick?

I have flu I am sick?

Well. ..: If you have the influenza virus, then you are sick for now. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How can I cure my flu?

How can I cure my flu?

Yes it can be cured: If you seek medical help as soon as possible and are started on tamiflu (oseltamivir) after the diagnosis is made that will cut down the course of the influenza and you will recover/cured sooner
in most of the cases without taking tamiflu (oseltamivir) the influenza may get better by itself, sometimes complications like peumonia etc and very rarely it can be fatal especially in patients with underlying immunity&other problems. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of flu?

What are symptoms of flu?

Influenza symptoms: Seasonal flu (influenza) symptoms include some of the following: fever with or without feeling chills; cough, sore throat, runny nose, stuffy nose, muscle aches, body aches, headaches, fatigue (tiredness). Sick children sometimes also have some vomiting or diarrhea. Usually, a sick person will be out of school or work for about a week, so it is better to get vaccinated to avoid the sickness. ...Read more

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Are there any flu remedies?

Are there any flu remedies?

Antiviral: 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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How to cure singaporean flu?

How to cure singaporean flu?

Agree w Dr. Alves: 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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How can I tell if I have flu?

How can I tell if I have flu?

Flu sxs: Flu symptoms may include: muscle aches & pains, a fever above 100 degrees, headache, congestion, weakness, chills, increased sweating and coughing. The symptoms of stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and a low fever. ...Read more

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What is the best flu medicine?

If you are seen: Within 24-48 hrs of the onset of symptoms, tamiflu (oseltamivir) would be recommended as an anti viral drug to cut the duration of symptoms and infection. Otherwise, lots of fluid, antiinflammatories, bed rest, soup, lots of rest. ...Read more

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I'm with flu what should o do?

I'm with flu what should o do?

Take Tamiflu (oseltamivir).: If taken very early in the course of the illness tamiflu (oseltamivir) may improve your symptoms and make you feel better faster. Truly, influenza generally has to run its course. Best way to end it, is to get annual flu vaccines and engage in good hand washing/disease prevention strategy. ...Read more

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I'm sick still had flu prior..

I'm sick still had flu prior..

Need: More information and exactly your question. Flu symptoms could last up to a week or more. Warnings of serious illness include worsening symptoms, dyspnea, dizziness or change in mental status and requires immediate care ...Read more

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What causes a persistent cold flu?

What causes a persistent cold flu?

Resistance: Everyone gets colds and flu but symptoms can persist if resistance is low from fatigue, allergies, vitamin deficiency or chronic illnes. ...Read more

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Is it ok to cosleep with cold / flu?

Maybe: In order to answer your question, I need to know what cosleeping is. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for Seine Flu?

What are the symptoms for Seine Flu?

Swine Flu (H1N1 flu): Symptoms of swine flu may include: sore throat, cough, headache, fever, chills, musculoskeletal aches & pains, nausea, vomiting & diarrhea.
I have never heard of Seine Flu. ...Read more

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Dpes a 12 hour flu bug really exist?

Not really: No there is nothing like 12 hours flu bug and it does not exist. ...Read more

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What medicine I should take for flu?

Flu?: How do you know it's flu? Flu season is over, at least in north america. ...Read more

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Can cold wether can cause cold (flu)?

Can cold wether can cause cold (flu)?

No: Cold weather may increase your chances of contracting the flu. Cold air may drive people to stay indoors and thus increasing your chance of coming into contact with the virus. Also, cold air may lowe your body temperature thus weakening your immune system. Cold air may also "stun" your airways and make one more succeptable to influenza. ...Read more

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I have flu, what medicine can I take?

The 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 to do when you have flu on a ship?

What to do when you have flu on a ship?

Protective practice: Wear a mask, limit contact with others, wash your hands a lot, comfort measures. See the ships doctor. ...Read more

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How can you relieve the symptoms of flu?

Tamiflu (oseltamivir) early on.: Sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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What kinda flu is goin around right now?

What kinda flu is goin around right now?

Depends: See you doctor. He/she will listen to you, do an examination, perhaps orders some tests, and guide you in the right direction. ...Read more