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How long must you wait until you can play sports again after swine flu?
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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine
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In brief: No fever.
One hard and fast rule i like to tell patients is to not play sports when you have a fever.
That being said, there's no mandatory waiting period for sports after having the flu, but if you're still feeling fatigued, don't have the same energy - you can expect that you won't perform as well... Your reflexes won't be the same and you'll be prone to injuries.

In brief: No fever.
One hard and fast rule i like to tell patients is to not play sports when you have a fever.
That being said, there's no mandatory waiting period for sports after having the flu, but if you're still feeling fatigued, don't have the same energy - you can expect that you won't perform as well... Your reflexes won't be the same and you'll be prone to injuries.
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Eran Kessous
Sports Medicine
In brief: As long as you need
You have to feel absolutely recovered after an illness like this.
I would say when you have none of the symptoms associated with your illness and you feel healthy again, it is safe to gradually return.

In brief: As long as you need
You have to feel absolutely recovered after an illness like this.
I would say when you have none of the symptoms associated with your illness and you feel healthy again, it is safe to gradually return.
Dr. Eran Kessous
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