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Lupus Patients H1n1 Flu Safe
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
Is it ok for a lupus patient to recieve the flu vaccine? Or should I not get it? I am on only plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine). My job is demanding me to get it as I am a rn
If you are on call: You are on call. In fact, during an outbreak many physicians may have a duty to report to various hospitals and simply stay on. Pulmonologists, intensivists, and infectious disease physicians all expect to deal with potentially deadly infections, and take precautions. As a caveat, i took care of 28 patients in the h1n1 outbreak that were confirmed positive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could a 88 years old patient get swine flu without fever if he is known asthmatic and had a respiratory arrest?
Please help. what's the best medication I can take for the flu or sinus infection that is safe with irregular heart beats and lupus and sjogrens ?
Fluids,Tylenol (acetaminophen): A majority of illnesses you described are caused by viruses. Since antibiotics only treat bacteria and not virus infections, the immune system does the brunt of the work-, recommend supportive measures such as drinking plenty of fluids and judicious use of pain/anti-fever meds. NB-lupus and Sjorgren's, maintain a low threshold to see your doctor especially if your difficulty breathing worsens ...Read more
Flu. I suffer from lupus but I have different aches all over with bad fatigue. What can I do to help relieve some of the aches? Should i go to hospit
I have a diagnosis of lupus and take mtx sub-q, i'm pretty sure I have the flu. My temp is 97.7? Is there anything different I should do to care for myself?
Can a lupus flare feel like the flu? I had a headache for 2 weeks, now i just feel fluish- i just got diagnosed 2 months ago- very new to this stuff, and if it is do I call the rheumo? Or wait it out
See below: Sometimes it can feel like the flu, but see your doctor whether it is your primary or rheumatologist to make certain your blood pressure is normal since you are having headaches---however the headaches could be from other things such as sinus problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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