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Infection of swine flu before taking shots - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Dear Doctor, my son is 9 years old and a type1 diabetic. Flu shots are not available until I think November. I am very worried about the swine flu and it hitting him before he gets his flu shots. What can I do//
Doctor :   Are there incidence of flu near your residence or in his school?
User :   he hasnt started school yet. I haven't heard of any instances. He starts school in about 1 1/2 weeks.
Doctor :   Then he will be safe at home.
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and if any signs of flu or any incidence then prophylactic treatment can be given
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by then preventive methods
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can be adopted
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the main one is Hygiene practices.
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Teaching to follow the same in the school also.
Doctor :   Be away from any one with Flu symptoms

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