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I have gastrointestinal flu, said my doctor, then she says it will gone on 4 days, is it true? We went yesterday but it started on tuesday, so nervous

I have gastrointestinal flu, said my doctor, then she says it will gone on 4 days, is it true? We went yesterday but it started on tuesday, so nervous

Varies: Generally this should reside in several days, but people vary widely in their responses, and yours may simply last a little longer. As long as you do not have other symptoms, minimal if any fever, and are gradually improving, would ride it out. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Flu (Definition)

The flu, otherwise known as influenza, is a viral infection of the nose and throat. Symptoms of influenza include fever, chills, runny nose, muscle aches, fatigue, malaise, headaches, and coughing. Children with the flu often have nausea and vomiting as well. Some strains of the flu are preventable by getting a yearly flu ...Read more


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My doctor said i had to get stool & urine test, we know if its u.T.I., amoebiasis, diarrhea, my results are normal, it means I have gastrointestinal flu?

My doctor said i had to get stool & urine test, we know if its u.T.I., amoebiasis, diarrhea, my results are normal, it means I have gastrointestinal flu?

Impossible to know: From the info you have provided it is not easy to say what is going on, other than the fact that your doctor is doing things appropriately and exhibiting concern for the problem. Sometimes tests are negative and may need repeating. Trust your doctor. ...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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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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I have been looking for months for thera-flu and I haven't found them why?

I have been looking for months for thera-flu and I haven't found them why?

Theraflu: When was this written? In March 2013, it was temporarily not available after a negative inspection at Novartis OTC Lincoln, Nebraska facility. Should be available now. Take care ...Read more

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What is the flu?

What is the flu?

A nasty virus: "flu" is often applied to any virus kids get, (like "stomach flu") but specifically it refers to influenza virus, a respiratory virus that causes cough, fever, fatigue, vomiting, and sometimes lower respiratory issues like bronchitis and pneumonia. There can be a high fever, chills, and dehydration lasting 3-4 days, and a week or two of fatigue afterwards. Only protection is vaccination. ...Read more

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Gastrointestinal (Definition)

Definition: anything pertaining to ...Read more