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Precautions against swine flu and its detection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   doc i want to talk abt swine flu
Doctor :  
okay ask
User :   i have been having symptoms like body ache,slight throat discomfort,for over 8 days now...have visited my family on medicines...but still am not feeling well...still have body ache...severe back ache...throat discomfort....but none other i have swine flu
User :   should i go for swine flu test
Doctor :  
you can go for the testing
User :   but do u think it can be swine flu.
Doctor :  
but your symptoms and duration doesnt suggest purly swine flu
User :   i have a child at home....what precautions should i take
Doctor :  
precautions like mask for you
User :   how long does it take for swine flu symptoms to surface
Doctor :  
and keep your hands clean

Doctor :  
it almost takes from 3 -7 days
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