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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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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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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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Can geodon (ziprasidone) cause cold flu symptoms? I feel sick

Can geodon (ziprasidone) cause cold flu symptoms? I feel sick

Geodon (Ziprasidone): and withdrawal from Geodon (ziprasidone) may cause flu-like symptoms, though rare. Ziprasidone should be taken with food (at least 500 kcal, irrespective of fat content) for optimal and reproducible bioavailability of the administered dose. Otherwise daily levels may fluctuate. Side effects should gradually diminish. If not and intolerable, consult your prescriber. Best regards for relief. ...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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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


Bowel (Definition)

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