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I think my son, age 13, has the flu, what can I do to help alleviate the symptoms? My son is 13. 5'8", 200lbs. Stomach pain and vomiting and diarrhea.

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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine

In brief: Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen or advil (ibuprofen) is good for body aches.
Lots of fluids (water, gatorade, powerade) to keep hydrated. If he worsens or develops a high fever he should be evaluated by a medical professional right away. I hope he is better by now.

In brief: Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen or advil (ibuprofen) is good for body aches.
Lots of fluids (water, gatorade, powerade) to keep hydrated. If he worsens or develops a high fever he should be evaluated by a medical professional right away. I hope he is better by now.
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