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Is Flu Contagious After Fever Breaks
Influenza: This is highly dependent on the particular virus with which you were infected. Many people call their infection "flu" when it was not truly influenza. Be more specific and rephrase the question. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
See below: Virus sheding in influenza begins 1 day before the start of symptoms and then continues for about 8 days after the start of symptoms. This would be the time that patients are contageous. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Let me help: The period when an infected person is contagious depends on the age and health of the person. Studies show that most healthy adults may be able to infect others from 1 day prior to becoming sick and for 5 days after they first develop symptoms. Some young children with weakened immune systems may be contagious for longer than a week. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Got conflicting advice for flu a. Am i not contagious after 5 days or after being fever free for 24 hrs?
CDC web site...: I got the five day recommendation from the center for disease control website (one of the best authorities on infectious diseases). See: http://www.Cdc.Gov/flu/about/disease/spread.Htm hope you are feeling better. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Should someone return to work or school after the stomach flu with a low fever? How long is someone contagious after showing symptoms?
Yes: If you have the flu, you've been contagious since the day before you showed symptoms and for 5-10 days after you started showing signs of it. Children may be contagious even longer. See http://www.cdc.gov/flu/professionals/acip/clinical.htm ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Friends kid dx with flu 6 days ago is he still contagious if he has no fever? What are the chances i will get it if im around him tomorrow?
Flu: From the CDC: Most healthy adults may be able to infect other people beginning 1 day before symptoms develop and up to 5 to 7 days after becoming sick. Children may pass the virus for longer than 7 days. Symptoms start 1 to 4 days after the virus enters the body. more info from the CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/spread.htm ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
4 year old was exposed to flu on Wed. Started coughing Mon- started her on Tamiflu. Has not had a fever since Monday night/early Tues. Contagious?
I had the swine flu. Got tamiflu which worked and I feel better no more fever. Today is the fifth day since it started on sat am I still contagious?
Probably not: The virus is transmitted via water droplets in your coughs/sneezes. If you are not coughing/sneezing etc...And that you took tamiflu already, it is not likely that you are contagious now. But, caution is always advised. Cover your coughs/sneezes and wash your hands... Good luck. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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