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Q... When he developed these symptoms ?
Q... Do you live together ?
She developed them last night when she was at her brothers. Yes we live together,
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caused by viruses.
In most cases this is a airborne infection
Wearing a cloth or paper mask by her or you can help prevent the transfer to some extent.
This infection remains contagious for around 4-7 days in most cases
specially when the person is sneezing or coughing.
Give her warm water to drink, chicken soup, motrin or advil to resolve the symptoms earlier.
Is there anything I can take to help pprevent me from getting it?
Well, there are no recommendations for any treatment unless person has immuno deficiency
Motrin and advil can be taken if you have irrtation in throat or any other early symptoms.
Without symptoms in current medical literature no medicine are recommended
it is just protection of the airway by using masks
avoiding the infected person
You have questions ?
Vitamin C tablets can sometime help improve the resistance to the flu bug.
Although large scale studies failed to show significant benefit of vitamin C
But can be tried.
flu vaccines can be used
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