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How to get over the flu quickly?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Influenza

F you have the 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 within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness.

In brief: Influenza

F you have the 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 within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness.
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