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Is Flu Contagious After Fever Breaks
Got conflicting advice for flu a. Am i not contagious after 5 days or after being fever free for 24 hrs?
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 ›
Should someone return to work or school after the stomach flu with a low fever? How long is someone contagious after showing symptoms?
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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