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See below: It's confusing. The medical & disease bodies (e.g. Cdc) kept changing the name. But the two most accepted names are: pandemic a-h1n1/09 vaccine and a/california/7/2009 (h1n1)v-like virus. The latter one is technically the correct format for naming of influenza viruses. A - the type (a, b, or c); california - where it was isolated first (not detected); 7 - strain #; h1n1 - the two antigen types. ...Read more
M57, name some immune boosters to control this flu/cold not coming to control even after 12 days and antibiotic.Thanks?
Rest: There is nothing else that has survived rigorous investigation other than sleep. Jury is still out on vitamin c. Be health by; not smoking; eating diet rich in fiber, fruits and vegetables, exercising regularly, maintain a healthy weight, control blood pressure, drink alcohol in moderation if at all, avoid getting infections by washing hands, fruits and veggies and cooking meats thoroughly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Flucelvax ; Flublok: Both are approved for use in adults age 18 and over. Flublok is currently approved for adults 18-49 years old. ...Read more
Have 3 flu hemangiomas on liver.As adult only I'm getting lots of small red spots filled with blood all over body, face and scalp. Due to liver? Name?
Probably nothing: If the red spots on your skin are cherry hemangiomas / "Campbell de Morgan spots", relax, they mean absolutely nothing. Maybe one person has a hemangioma or two or three in the liver and it's a non-issue itself -- a Gorbachev birthmark, a curiosity. Be thankful for good health. ...Read more
Antiviral medication: If you have the flu hydrate well with water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol or nsaid’s. Rest a lot! in some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illnes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tough Flu Season: This has been a tough Influenza season. The vaccine wasn't a great match to what has been circulating. Additionally Influenza-A was prevalent early in the season, and now Influenza-B is becoming more common! See a doctor soon (in 48 hours or less) if you have severe symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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