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Is it advisable to go the gym when sick? Ie. Like if I have a flu

Is it advisable to go the gym when sick? Ie. Like if I have a flu

Exercise and flu: No not a good idea. You need rest and fluid intake. Also, you have to think about the other people at the gym since you are contagious. ...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


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Always get a flu (cough, cold, sore throat, yellow phlegm) within a week after exercise. A 1 hour gym class and I'm sick. How to prevent this pls?

Always get a flu (cough, cold, sore throat, yellow phlegm) within a week after exercise. A 1 hour gym class and I'm sick. How to prevent this pls?

Exercise/infection: There is some evidence that parameters of immune function can be slightly diminished with intense exercise but this is more than balanced by the beneficial effects of exercise. The probability here is that you are being exposed to classmates with infections that are transmitted to you, and not that your immune system is being compromised. ...Read more

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Im sooo sick my throat hurts and i keep sneezing I have a flu what is the best cure?

Im sooo sick my throat hurts and i keep sneezing I have a flu what is the best cure?

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

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First time yesterday with a non nicotine vape and loaded it wrong since then havent felt normal as if I have a flu, poison control said Ill be fine?

First time yesterday with a non nicotine vape and loaded it wrong since then havent felt normal as if I have a flu, poison control said Ill be fine?

You will be fine if: you stay away from tobacco, alcohol and street drugs. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Could someone get sick from a flu shot?

Could someone get sick from a flu shot?

Flu Shots: The flu shot has inactivated virus- so it will not infect you with the flu. If you have reactions to the shot they usually resolve within one to two days. Side effects can include a low grade fever, aches & pain, and localized swelling, redness and pain at the shot site. Some people have had allergic reactions to the flu vaccine. ...Read more

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Could you have sick from a flu shot?

Could you have sick from a flu shot?

The flu shot will: Not cause you to have the flu but you could have an achy arm or feel slightly under the weather. ...Read more

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Should I get a flu shot if i've been sick?

Should I get a flu shot if i've been sick?

Yes: If you have recovered , yes. If are suffering a minor illness, yes. If you are suffering currently a more severe illness, such as pneumonia, your doctor may want to delay. ...Read more

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Why should I get a flu shot if i never get sick?

Why should I get a flu shot if i never get sick?

Agree w Dr. Ponce: How would you feel if you transmitted influenza to someone who became very ill or died from it? We have more to protect then just ourselves. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you actually get sick after a flu shot?

Can you actually get sick after a flu shot?

Side effects: The flu shot has inactivated virus- so it will not infect you with the flu. If you have reactions to the shot they usually resolve within one to two days. Side effects can include a low grade fever, aches & pain, and localized swelling, redness and pain at the shot site. Some people have had allergic reactions to the flu vaccine. ...Read more

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Why does a flu shot makes u feel sick when u get it.. And does it stop all symptoms?

Why does a flu shot makes u feel sick when u get it.. And does it stop all symptoms?

No: The flu shot can cause an inflammatory reaction in the body when the body is responding to it hence the symptoms. The flu shot is not a guarantee of no flu but with hopes of lesser symptoms and severity. It does not protect all people either, especially when the new organism may now not match the genetic material of the older one used for the vaccine. ...Read more