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Dear Dr I started to feel achy this past Thursday evening

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Dear Dr I started to feel achy this past Thursday evening then Friday mid morning had fever of 101.7 fever went away but still have diareha . Is this normal progression of flu?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 1 year ago.

Hi there ...

Thank you for your question ...

As you have had fever , that has been settled , but still persistent diarrhea this indicates you have still residual GI infection , it would be ideal for you to keep yourself hydrated with ORS ( Oral rehydrating salt ) , take light diet soups , banana , avoid coffee,cola drinks , chocolates .

It will take 3-5 days to settle issues .

For bodyaches you can have Tab Paracetamol , and for stomach acidity Cap Omeprazole 20 mf once at bed time will help you.

Regards ***** ***** luck .

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


O answer your question.

Yes, this is a normal progression of flu.

Do not take omeprazole

It has not place.

Stop advil.

I am a US doctor, double board certified.

Find me, Dr. thomas, anytime.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank You both for your prompt replies information very helpful.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


This is the second expert.

I would not use advil in flu.

If you are not better in 3 days, at least a lot better, see your doctor, or if you get worse.

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