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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi..
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   question regarding swine flu
Doctor :  
User :   wife and kid diagnosed with do i prevent myself from getting it..
User :   also if you have received the tamiflu treatment, can you get the virus again?
Doctor :  
User :   I have been looking after the wife for 6/7 days now and still have not contracted the virus?
Doctor :   if you were taking tamiflu it acts as an preventive medicine
User :   Should i have myself tested as fever etc..
User :   No, i have not been taking anything..i am fine..
Doctor :  
User :   Thanks doctor..really appreciate it.
Doctor :  
you can take the tamiflu as an prevention
Doctor :  
as you are in high risk
Doctor :  
and the tests without symptom is seldom positive

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