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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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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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My neck hurts while hsving flu symptoms?

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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Can elderberry work when used for flu symptoms?

Can elderberry work when used for 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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Night and day sweats after 1 day possible flu symptoms?

Night and day sweats after 1 day possible flu symptoms?

Maybe: According to Mayo Clinic Flu sxs may include “Fever over 100F (38C), Aching muscles, especially in your back, arms and legs, Chills & sweats, Headache, Dry Cough, Fatigue and weakness, Nasal Congestion.” ...Read more

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What can I do at home to help a child with the flu symptoms?

TLC: Treating the symptoms by maintaining hydration and keeping fever down help. Look up homeopathic remedies like bryonia, gelsemium and oscillococcinum. There is an excellent book, homeopathy at home by m panos that you will find helpful. Fluids fluids fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) as needed, time and rest are the usual recommendations. See your doctor if fever persists >3-4 days or child is getting worse. ...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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For what length of time do flu symptoms from a flu shot last?

For what length of time do flu symptoms from a flu shot last?

1 to 2 days usually: The flu shot has inactivated virus- so it will not infect you with the flu. If you have reactions to the shot they usually resolve within one to two days. Side effects can include a low grade fever, aches & pain, and localized swelling, redness and pain at the shot site. Some people have had allergic reactions to the flu vaccine. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Gastroenterology (Definition)

Gastroenterology is a field of study in which a person specializes in the function and disorders of the entire digestive tract, which begins at the lips and ends at the anus. Included organs are the pancreas, ...Read more