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How can I get treatment for flu-like symptoms?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Flu

If 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: Flu

If 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree

In brief: Talk to your doctor

You might need none.
Anti inflammatory drugs can be sufficient. Sometimes they can be caused by conditions unrelated to viruses.

In brief: Talk to your doctor

You might need none.
Anti inflammatory drugs can be sufficient. Sometimes they can be caused by conditions unrelated to viruses.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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