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    Can flu in a 10 week old infant be treated?

Posted on Wed, 5 Jul 2017 in Child Health
Question: Hi can a flu be dangerous for a 10 week old baby?
Answered by Dr. Eric Goldstein 39 minutes later
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Hello. I just read through your question.
Yes, flu can be dangerous for a 10 week old baby. If the baby is not yet infected, take all precautions necessary (ie: handwashing, separation from sick contacts, etc...). If you suspect the baby has already been infected, it would be wise to have the baby examined by the pediatrician. Most importantly, make sure the baby remains well hydrated. As long as the baby is hydrated, it will be much safer.
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