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Stomach flu, prevention before spread - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi,
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User :   my mom has the stomach flu, I have already been in close contact with her, is there anything I can do to prevent myself from getting sick?
Doctor :   avoiding her breath is best mode o prevent infection
Doctor :   and using different usables like towels etc
User :   i have been washing my hands and staying away, but I did share a drink with her yesterday, will I probably get sick?
Doctor :   that is not a problem
User :   even if I shared something with her today, is it still not a problem (this was before I knew she was sick)
User :   thanks
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