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Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...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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Flu symptoms but no fever. What can cause this?

Flu symptoms but no fever. What can cause this?

MILD FLU?: U may have a mild case of the flu, but if ur ssx r quite bad i would rec u c ur pcp to r/o any other cause for any other cause. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of flu symptoms?

What is the best way to get rid of flu symptoms?

Rest, fluids: Rest, get lots of water, eat healthy, well tolerated food, lay low, stay warm, keep an eye on your temperature - see a dr. If your temp goes over 103'. If you are vomiting or have so much diarrhea that you get dehydrated, also go see a dr. ...Read more

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What are cold symptoms and flu symptoms in toddlers?

What are cold symptoms and flu symptoms in toddlers?

Colds vs flu: Common colds and mild influenza can look very similar. Though both often present with runny nose, cough, sore throat, and fever, the flu is typically more severe, and associated with more fatigue, and often body aches. Unlike a cold, it can also become much more severe. See a doctor if you think your child has the flu, particularly if they have a chronic condition such as asthma or heart disease. ...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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Is it normal to have flu symptoms right before ovulation?

Is it normal to have flu symptoms right before ovulation?

Maybe: It may be just coincidence or even an allergy to some substance. It would be good to know how often this happens. If this is a recurring problem it should be investigated by your family physician. ...Read more

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Flu symptoms in 19 month old toddler..How to best proceed?

Flu symptoms in 19 month old toddler..How to best proceed?

Have toddler checked: It will be most important to find out whether or not your toddler has true flu (influenza). Antiviral treatment, e.g., tarmi flu, is indicated especially if your child has an underlying medical condition such as asthma. ...Read more

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Would it be unhealthy to have the flu with no flu symptoms?

Would it be unhealthy to have the flu with no flu symptoms?

See below: Anything is possible, but if you truly have influenza, and have not been immunized against it or had something like it, you will likely have symptoms. A lot of people call other illnesses - "flu" when other illness is not due to influenza. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I'm not sure if I have the flu, or a cold. What are flu symptoms?

I'm not sure if I have the flu, or a cold. What are flu symptoms?

Very similar: Difficult to differentiate cold from flu symptoms. Symptoms are essentially the same. Both are caused by viruses and usually resolve within 7-10 days. ...Read more

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Can HIV incubate within hours and start showing flu symptoms in 2 days ?

Can HIV incubate within hours and start showing flu  symptoms in 2 days ?

No: Hiv is a virus that diminishes and significantly reduces you immune system specifically the t line. Influenza is a virus that incubates for about a week sometimes less and causes a powerful respiratory infection. If this is what happened you are more likely to have flu than hiv. Most with HIV begin to have " opportunistic" infections like thrush which is fungal and normally suppressed. ...Read more

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If I have lingering flu symptoms a month after having the flu, is that normal?

If I have lingering flu symptoms a month after having the flu, is that normal?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Can there be any difference between swine flu symptoms and the normal flu symptoms?

Yes: This is the best I have seen to help differentiate: http://www.Newmilfordschools.Org/gibbs/nurse/cold_flu_swine_flu.Pdf. ...Read more

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What to do if i got the flu. How can I relieve these flu symptoms with natural ingredients?

Rest and fluids: Most important is to get enough rest and not over exert yourself. Drink lotw of fluids. For caugh tea and honey can be helpful. For headache and body aches herbal preparations such as fever few can be used. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a symptom that the swine flu gives you its self besides the normal flu symptoms?

Anyone know what is a symptom that the swine flu gives you its self besides the normal flu symptoms?

Rapid Onset: With swine flu onset is usually very swift – within 3 to 6 hours you have been hit hard by pain & fever. With seasonal flu, symptoms may start to develop over several days. ...Read more

Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more


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Fever (Definition)

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