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Precautions to be taken while having Seasonal flu - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hello. for the past two days i have been coughing, sneezing and had a runny nose and tonight i have a minor fevor, is this anything to be concerned about??
User :   minor as in100.2
Doctor :   from the symptoms described it appears you are suffering from seasonal flu
User :   ok. so just fluids and rest?
Doctor :   can try tab tylenol three times a day for three days will offer symptomatic relief
User :   ok.
User :   can i go to work at a childcare center tomorrow??
Doctor :   it is not advocated as you may spread infection to children
Doctor :   if it is very much necessary use a face mask

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