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Suggest treatment for flu symptoms

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Posted on Wed, 16 Dec 2015
Question: flu treatment
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (32 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Start antihistamines and anti inflammatory drugs.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Health Care Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Flu is caused by virus (Influenza).
Do following things for better symptomatic relief.
1. Avoid stress and tension.
2. Avoid oily and spicy food.
3. Avoid hard to chew food.
4. Drink plenty of fluids orally and keep yourself hydrated.
5. Do warm water gargles 5-6 times a day.
6. Start antihistamines and anti inflammatory drugs.
7. Broad spectrum antibiotic like levofloxacin if you have sore throat.
Don't worry, you will be alright in 1 week.
Hope I have solved your query.
I will be happy to help you further.
Wish you good health. Thanks.
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Brief Answer: Start antihistamines and anti inflammatory drugs. Detailed Answer: Thanks for your question on Health Care Magic. I can understand your concern. Flu is caused by virus (Influenza). Do following things for better symptomatic relief. 1. Avoid stress and tension. 2. Avoid oily and spicy food. 3. Avoid hard to chew food. 4. Drink plenty of fluids orally and keep yourself hydrated. 5. Do warm water gargles 5-6 times a day. 6. Start antihistamines and anti inflammatory drugs. 7. Broad spectrum antibiotic like levofloxacin if you have sore throat. Don't worry, you will be alright in 1 week. Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.