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If you have 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
Influenza is a viral respiratory infection that causes cough, fever, chills, sore throat, muscle aches and headache. While most healthy people suffer few complications from the flu, it can be deadly for pregnant women, babies and children, the elderly and those with weak immune systems. That's why it's so important to get the flu shot to protect yourself ...Read more
I have (influenza/flu) taking tamiflu (oseltamivir) 75mg. (day3) how to stop horrible coughing fits? I drink tea, drops, fluids, and rest. 18 yrs old help
After a 3 days of influenza (flu) w/ fever took ibuprofen and acetaminophen it have left me with a back burning sensation. No problem during peeing. ?
Low risk: This is not transmitted from person to person at this time, so only the rare occurrence of close contact with infected birds has resulted in human disease. Many birds have been sacrificed to limit spread in the poultry industry when it's been identified. ...Read more
What kind of research is being conducted to combat a possible avian influenza (bird flu) mutation?
A lot of study..: Is being given to this issue.Get a more detailed answer ›
How to avoid the viral infection? The other answers are correct. Are you looking for examples? Some viral infections clear up on their own and the body builds antibodies and rids itself of the virus, as is the case with influenza (the flu), colds, and int
See below: Viral infections can be very mild in healthy individuals. They can almost "fly under the radar screen" in that they may only last for a day or two. To avoid infections or to have the infections pass quickly it is recommended to get plenty of sleep, eat healthfully and drink alcohol in moderation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MY 3 year old has been up and down with fevers since Thursday night. I visited a gp yesterday and he said it's influenza. Prescribed Tammi flu 30mg with no need for antibiotoc. Her temperature is sitting at 38degrees. Should she not have an antibioti?
No: Flu is a virus and antibiotics have no effect on such viruses. Taking one would only expose the kid to any side effects of the antibiotic like killing off the beneficial bacteria in her digestive tract. That could create other problems. Tamiflu is helpful if given in the first 48 or so hours of symptoms. After that point it has little benefit. Antibiotics may be needed if a complication arises. ...Read more
External: It is air borne infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
Which of the following diseases would you consider to be endemic- sars, aids, flu, influenza or cancer?
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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