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Is it advisable to go the gym when sick? Ie. Like if I have a flu
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Exercise and flu
No not a good idea.
You need rest and fluid intake. Also, you have to think about the other people at the gym since you are contagious.

In brief: Exercise and flu
No not a good idea.
You need rest and fluid intake. Also, you have to think about the other people at the gym since you are contagious.
Dr. Gregory Harvey
Dr. Gregory Harvey
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Dr. Amir Khan
Sports Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
If you have a fever then you should avoid exercise.
There is a possibility that you have a contagious disease and you could spread the germs to others. Rarely you could have myocarditis (inflammation of the heart) which can predispose you to catastrophic heart failure. In summary, if sick treat yourself with "tlc".

In brief: No
If you have a fever then you should avoid exercise.
There is a possibility that you have a contagious disease and you could spread the germs to others. Rarely you could have myocarditis (inflammation of the heart) which can predispose you to catastrophic heart failure. In summary, if sick treat yourself with "tlc".
Dr. Amir Khan
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