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How to get rid of the flu fast?

How to get rid of the flu fast?

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 w/n first couple of days of sx’s to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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How to get rid of the flu quickly?

How to get rid of the flu quickly?

Homeopathy: If you are talking about true influrnza, nothing gets rid of it quickly. The most reliable treatment is about 50 grams of vit c given IV but few docs offer this. Sambucol, an elderberry extract, is proven to help. Avoid tamiflu- barely helps, serious side effects! My favorite treatment is homeopathy- the right remedy can be magic! For help finding it see: http://www. Flusolution. Net/remedies. Htm. ...Read more

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How to get rid of cold/flu?

How to get rid of cold/flu?

Only time will cure.: The flu or a cold is a viral infection and will resolve itself in a week or two. No medications cure it. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a flu soon?

How to get rid of a flu soon?

Influenza: If you have flu and test positive for it, and symptoms are within 2 days of seeing your doctor, your doctor can prescribe tamiflu, (oseltamivir) an antiviral that shortens the duration of illness. If you have had your symptoms for longer, time will heal. Rest and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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How to get rid of stomach flu fast?

How to get rid of stomach flu fast?

Supportive care: Since stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) is a virus, there's nothing that kills it. However, taking electrolyte-rich fluids, a bland low-sugar/high fat diet, and rest helps with the symptoms and keeps you hydrated. Probiotics also help your intestines recover. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the flu?

There is: antiviral medication.....for type A influenza. the real "plan" is to PREVENT THE FLU! BE WISE. ...IMMUNIZE If you already have Flu and its type B TNT always cures it (TNT=Tincture of Time") Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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How can you get rid of the flu?

How can you get rid of the flu?

Chicken Soup!: If you truely have influenza and are in generally good health, you should get over this with minimal assitance in 3-7 days. Some medicaitons if started early may shortent he lenght of illness by 24-36 hours. Fluids, fever controllers and rest are usually all that is needed. If older, sicker, immunocompromised or other health issues and feeling sicker, get checked. Get a flu shot every year.! ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the flu quickly?

Influenza: The rate of recovery from influenza will depend upon the individual infected and whether they are immune competent. Antivirals such as oseltamivir, zanamivir and amantidine given immediately after onset of symptoms may shorten disease by a day and prevent complications. The best thing to do is to alleviate symptoms with OTC meds, stay hydrated and rest a lot. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of the flu quickly?

Flu treatment: If you can see a doctor quickly (within the first 72 hours of symptoms) you can get a prescription for a medication like tamiflu or relenza, (zanamivir) which should shorten the period of symptoms by about 1-2 days. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of the flu in less than a week?

How can you get rid of the flu in less than a week?

Antivirals: There are some expensive antiviral agents that may shorten th course of the flu. They require an prescription. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of flu quickly?

How do I get rid of flu quickly?

Coconut oil: Coconut oil has broad antimicrobial activity due yo it's lauric acid and caprylic acid content. Take 1 TBS 2x/ day for 7 days. ...Read more

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How can I get rid from flu without taking drugs?

How can I get rid from flu without taking drugs?

Rest and be healthy: Remember humans have been fighting off the flu for thousands of years without drugs like Tamiflu (oseltamivir). Make sure you are resting well, keep hydrated, eat well and try not to overdue activity wise. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of flu and what medicine is suggested?

Tamiflu (oseltamivir): Need to see a doctor or walk in clinic. The sooner you get started the better. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of flu symptoms quick?

How can I get rid of flu symptoms quick?

Antivirals: 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 w/n first couple of days of sx’s to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of flu and cold during flu cold season in pregnancy?

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). 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 will someone get rid of the bird flu?

Hospitalization: A person infected with the bird flu is likely to be sick enough to be admitted to the hospital for care. One is not likely to get rid of bird flu with over the counter medications. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of the stomach flu?

How can you get rid of the stomach flu?

Wait: There is no cure for the viruses that cause gastroenteritis (stomach flu). The most important thing for you is to keep yourself well hydrated during the time it takes for your body to clear the virus. ...Read more

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Cant get rid of the flu?

Cant get rid of the flu?

Flu relief: Get plenty of rest and fluids. If you have flu or cold symptoms. He can prescibe medicine for the flu. ...Read more

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Fastest way to get rid of the flu?

Tamiflu (oseltamivir) anf fluids: Start tamiflu (oseltamivir) anti viral antibiotic as soon as possible, rest and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more