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What can I do at home to help a child with the flu symptoms?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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In brief: TLC

Treating the symptoms by maintaining hydration and keeping fever down help.
Look up homeopathic remedies like bryonia, gelsemium and oscillococcinum. There is an excellent book, homeopathy at home by m panos that you will find helpful. Fluids fluids fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) as needed, time and rest are the usual recommendations. See your doctor if fever persists >3-4 days or child is getting worse.

In brief: TLC

Treating the symptoms by maintaining hydration and keeping fever down help.
Look up homeopathic remedies like bryonia, gelsemium and oscillococcinum. There is an excellent book, homeopathy at home by m panos that you will find helpful. Fluids fluids fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) as needed, time and rest are the usual recommendations. See your doctor if fever persists >3-4 days or child is getting worse.
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