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Flu shots? I've taken them. Last 3 years i ended up with flu like symptoms even after the shot. I'm starting to hear bad things about these shots.

Flu shots?  I've taken them. Last 3 years i ended up with flu like symptoms even after the shot. I'm starting to hear bad things about these shots.

Don't be pessimistic: Last years' flu shot missed the mark, and was but 13% effective according to the cdc, but this year four potential strains are addressed, and the prediction is for about 70% efficacy. It is worthwhile to lower your risk of becoming sick, and the injection is unlikely to cause any major reaction. ...Read more

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My MS treatment Ocrevus kills off my CD20 positive B lymphocytes. I’m so worried about getting sick. I have a nagging flu symptoms for a week +?

My MS treatment Ocrevus kills off my CD20 positive B lymphocytes. I’m so worried about getting sick. I have a nagging flu symptoms for a week +?

Can be a cause but!: There can also be other causes. It is best to discuss with your physician.

This is a great drug and it can control your MS but you need guidance to take it safely. It is an immunosupressent and infection can be a risk.

We used the same drug in studies for Rheumatoid Arthritis and it did great but we do not have it availble for RA unfortunately ...Read more

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Can you get the flu after getting the flu shot in janurary. I had flu symptoms like normal but they stopped a few days later.

Can you get the flu after getting the flu shot in janurary. I had flu symptoms like normal but they stopped a few days later.

Influenza: The vaccine is not 100% effective, even when you are encountering the same strain contained in it. Flu-like symptoms may not be due to influenza, but to one of several other viruses. So your answer is yes. You can get both influenza and influenza look-a-likes after receiving the vaccine. You can also get a modulated illness with the strain contained in the vaccine. ...Read more

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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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What are the common flu symptoms?

What are the common flu symptoms?

Influenza causes:: Fever and chills, runny nose, cough and significant muscle aches. ...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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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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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 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?

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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What to do if I have recurring cold/flu symptoms?

What to do if I have recurring cold/flu symptoms?

Get medically: evaluated to see if you have allergies or issues with immune system. Take care. ...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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I have slight cold/flu symptoms and i'm better than yesterday but should I go to work?

No: While you are reaching a point when yoiu are less likely to spread the influenzas virus, you should not go back to work if you are still coughing and having excessive nasal secretions. You should also wash youir hands frequently, do not share food or drinks with others and make sure not to sneeze directly in the path of others. ...Read more

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My neck hurts while hsving flu symptoms?

Meningitis: Is possible. You should get to a doctor now. It is a serious condition if you have it. ...Read more

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Have you ever tried using elderberry to lessen flu symptoms?

Have you ever tried using elderberry to lessen flu symptoms?

It can help!: A standardized elderberry concentrate (sambuchol) inhibited replication of parainfluenza type a & b: http://tinyurl.com/le3y9ua and http://tinyurl.Com/m2jp8dv it may act against other respiratory pathogens as well. http://tinyurl.com/a9lxf8k in another study, flu symptoms were relieved in 4 days less when using 15ml elderberry syrup 4 times/day: http://tinyurl.Com/m2jp8dv. ...Read more

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Cold versus flu? What are the differences between cold and flu symptoms?

Cold is mildler: Last few day with fever les then 102f flu on the other hand lasts longer with temp up to 103-104, lasts longer and gives more complications. ...Read more

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What are cold symptoms and flu symptoms in toddlers?

What are cold symptoms and flu symptoms in toddlers?

Colds vs flu: Common colds and mild influenza can look very similar. Though both often present with runny nose, cough, sore throat, and fever, the flu is typically more severe, and associated with more fatigue, and often body aches. Unlike a cold, it can also become much more severe. See a doctor if you think your child has the flu, particularly if they have a chronic condition such as asthma or heart disease. ...Read more

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I'm not sure if I have the flu, or a cold. What are flu symptoms?

I'm not sure if I have the flu, or a cold. What are flu symptoms?

Very similar: Difficult to differentiate cold from flu symptoms. Symptoms are essentially the same. Both are caused by viruses and usually resolve within 7-10 days. ...Read more