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What is swine flu and what syptoms, treatment and etc..

What is swine flu and what syptoms, treatment and etc..

Swine flu: The disease originally was nicknamed swine flu because the virus that causes the disease jumped to humans from the live pigs in which it evolved. The virus is an h1n1 mix of genes from swine, bird, and human flu viruses. The symptoms are the same as any other form of influenza and treatment as well. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for flu?

What is the treatment for flu?

Flu tx: 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's the best remedy agains the flu?

What's the best remedy agains the flu?

Vaccine: One of the best ways to prevent the flu is to be vaccinated against it. Also, using a humidifier in your bedroom or house can help; viruses have a tough time surviving in humid air. (thanks to david escobar, med student). ...Read more

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What to do if I was wondering if there is any treatment for swine flu??

What to do if I was wondering if there is any treatment for swine flu??

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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Stomach flu treatment?

Stomach flu treatment?

Gastroenteritis: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more

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Most effective way (home remedy or by medicinal drug) to treat flu?

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 is the best thing to do to fight the flu and what is the remedy?

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 bird flu symptoms, treatment?

What are bird flu symptoms, treatment?

Fever, cough: Bird flu or avian influenza has similiar symptoms to influenza with fever, sore throat, cough and body aches. It is more common in Africa and Asia than the United States and is treated with anti-viral medications such as tamiflu and relenza (zanamivir). ...Read more

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What is the best treatment to treat flu symptoms fast?

What is the best treatment to treat flu symptoms fast?

Influenza.....: If you develop the flu, a medicine like oseltamivir phosphate (Tamiflu) can be given to lessen symptom severity and duration. It is best given early, within the first 48 hours of symptoms. The best way to avoid the flu is to get an annual flu shot and wash your hands frequently, especially during flu season. Good luck!!! ...Read more

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What to do for colds and flu? Any tips please for home treatment?

What to do for colds and flu? Any tips please for home treatment?

For flu see dr asap: For med (l.E. Tamiflu). 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 & asmall amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen/ nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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What would be the most effective remedy for cure the flu for a 9 month old?

What would be the most effective remedy for cure the flu for a 9 month old?

Symptomatic relief: There is no cure for the flu (or colds). They generally need to run their own course. Keep giving lots of fluids- water, pedialyte, breast milk. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for fever- don't alternate; just pick one. See your doctor if the fever is >101 for more than 2-3 days, your child is vomiting or having excessive diarrhea, a severe cough, or looking sicker. ...Read more

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Can there be a natural remedy to a cold/flu?

Symptom relief: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for flu-like 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 is the most effective treatment for colds or flu for seniors?

What is the most effective treatment for colds or flu for seniors?

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 is the best way to get treatment for swine flu if you catch it?

What is the best way to get treatment for swine flu if you catch it?

Flu tx: 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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Has anyone gone through IVF treatment and gotten the flu?

Has anyone gone through IVF treatment and gotten the flu?

Vaccinate!: Ivf patients should treat their bodies as if they are already pregnant. During flu season this means getting a flu shot. If you already have the flu, call your doctor. If it is severe it may be best to postpone the ivf. If you proceed, your doctor will likely recommend that you drink lots of water, get lots of rest and keep your temperature down with (usually with tylenol). ...Read more

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My baby has cold flu bronchitis pertussis, treatment?

My baby has cold flu bronchitis pertussis, treatment?

M.D. visit: Your physician can order a test to determine if your baby has pertussis and/or the flu. There are also a number of viruses which can cause cold symptoms. Checking the baby's temperature and discussing the possible treatment regimen is the next step. ...Read more

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How long do flu symptoms last after finishing treatment with tamaflu?

Influenza: This varies from person to person. Symptoms are due to the body's reactions to the virus. If the virus is interrupted by tamiflu (oseltamivir) (but unfortunately some flu strains are resistant) it will shorten the duration of symptoms, but to what degree is impossible to say. ...Read more

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How can I tell the difference between swine influenza and the regular flu? Is there a special treatment for the swine influenza?

How can I tell the difference between swine influenza and the regular flu? Is there a special treatment for the swine influenza?

See below: "swine flu" viruses do not normally infect humans, but human infections with "swine flu" have occurred. These viruses are called “variant viruses.” both swine and regular flu have similar clinical symptoms. Depending on local resources, some labs have ability to test for non-human influenza viruses. Oseltamivir or zanamivir can be used for treatment. ...Read more

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Can you take a flu shot during chemotherapy treatment?

Can you take a flu shot during chemotherapy treatment?

Not the nasal kind: You can get the injected (killed) flu shot but may not have as robust a response as those with a normal immune system. The nasal vaccine is alive and risky for anyone on chemo. ...Read more

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Could there be a home remedy to cure sneezing during flu?

Sneezing with Flu: You can try otc antihistamines, drink lots of fluids, inhale steam, etc. Etc. Sometimes allergies are to blame for sneezing and there's no cold at all. Ask your doctor if your symptoms persist or are frequent. ...Read more

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What should you consider the best medicinee or "home remedy" for the common cold/flu. Non- prescription?

What should you consider the best medicinee or "home remedy" for the common cold/flu. Non- prescription?

Treatment for cold: Stay home and rest--get lots of sleep, drink warm fluids, eat chicken soup, inhale steam from tea kettle through nose and breath in, take regular vitamins and extra vit c-1000mg, use zinc louzenges-dissolve slowly in mouth three times per day. ...Read more

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Swine flu has outbroken in my city is it curable or any treatment for it and how can I save my prevent my family from it?

Swine flu has outbroken in my city is it curable or any treatment for it and how can I save my prevent my family from it?

Mgt: It is important to recognize the symptoms of the flu, avoid contact with those who are sick, wear a mask in crowds, and wash hands often.
There is anti viral treatment available which is most effective when administered early in the course. ...Read more

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Once a cold/flu has moved to lungs, is it necessary to see a dr? What are the indicators that a dr needs to be seen and what treatment is there?

Once a cold/flu has moved to lungs, is it necessary to see a dr? What are the indicators that a dr needs to be seen and what treatment is there?

See below: During the cold and flu season the indications for patients with a cough to see a physician would include:
-Fever >103 F
-Fever>101 F accompanied by chills and coughing up greenish foul smelling sputum
-Cough with fever and shortness of breath, chest pain with inspiration or coughing up blood
-Fever of 100 or more lasting more than 4 days ...Read more

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I suffer from flu many times. After taking cetzine (anty allergy med)it reduce. After that new symptom arise like breathing problem. Advise treatment.

I suffer from flu many times. After taking cetzine (anty allergy med)it reduce. After that new symptom arise like breathing problem. Advise treatment.

Allergy: You have most probably allergy. See an allergist who may perform some tests on you to find out. Then follow the recommandations by the allergist.
#1 treatment of allergy is avoidance if you know it. ...Read more

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Besides Tamiflu (oseltamivir)... What is the treatment for the flu? (I'm a severe Asthmatic)

See dr if needed: 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