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Chip only, This is just a really short article, but it is
for Dr. Chip only,https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/17/ask-well-how-long-does-a-flu-shot-last/This is just a really short article, but it is worrisome to me because I am almost 62 and got my flu … read more
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Dr. Love ONLY, I just read that for older people, if they
Dr. Love ONLY,I just read that for older people, if they have the flu shot in October, it may wear off by March or April. Now I am concerned. I am almost 62, got my shot in mid-October, and will still… read more
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Dr. Chip only, I still feel really bad about this. Don't you
Dr. Chip only,I still feel really bad about this.Don't you think the ship will be like a petri dish for flu?I'm really really worried that we will miss the penguins because we're sick.I'm so worried t… read more
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Dr. Chip only, I've just found out that the half life of
Dr. Chip only,I've just found out that the half life of tamiflu is 6-10 hours. And it takes 4 hours to peak, right after you take it.If you take the worst case, 6 hours, it looks like this:4 hours--at… read more
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Dr. Chip ONLY, We leave in just one week for Antarctica.
Dr. Chip ONLY,We leave in just one week for Antarctica. While the flu is still bad in California (where our flight originates), it is supposed to be much worse in Houston (where we transfer).I figure … read more
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Dr. Chip ONLY, I've been working on this with another
Dr. Chip ONLY,Hi. I've been working on this with another doctor. He is really smart, but I feel like we have come up with something that hopefully doesn't make sense.If you say the chance of getting f… read more
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Dr. Chip ONLY, I just read a news flash that adenovirus is
Dr. Chip ONLY,I just read a news flash that adenovirus is starting to spread. Apparently it is as bad as flu--high fever, cough, etc. and has a wider incubation period--it is 2-14 days, and some place… read more
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Dr. Phil ONLY, As you may remember, we are going to
Dr. Phil ONLY,As you may remember, we are going to Antarctica on February 13 and will not be allowed to board the ship on the 16th if we are at all sick. I was worried about the flu (and still am)--bu… read more
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Love ONLY, I just read a news flash that adenovirus is
For Dr. Love ONLY,I just read a news flash that adenovirus is starting to spread. Apparently it is as bad as flu--high fever, cough, etc. and has a wider incubation period--it is 2-14 days, and some p… read more
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I am worried about the flu. My husband and I are both 61. We
Hello,I am worried about the flu.My husband and I are both 61. We are going to Antarctica (and will be on a ship for 3 weeks) on February 13.I am afraid if we get the flu, that we could die because of… read more
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Dr. Love, I just read about another person that got
Dr. Love,I just read about another person that got sepsis--really quickly with the flu. She was a 40-year old marathon runner. I think it had turned into pneumonia really fast and her lungs were septi… read more
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Dr. Chip only, Another doctor just told me that he didn't
Dr. Chip only,Another doctor just told me that he didn't think we'd be able to hide the first or second day of the flu. Do you agree?Here is my whole question:I want to get on that ship, even if my hu… read more
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Dr. Phil, I wrote you yesterday. We are going to Antarctica
Dr. Phil,I wrote you yesterday. We are going to Antarctica in February--and have to fly on a flu-filled airplane from San Francisco to Buenos Aires. I am afraid we will catch the flu and not be allowe… read more
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Dr. Love only, Could you please look at this: This makes it
Dr. Love only,Could you please look at this: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11176912This makes it look like Tamiflu is really good at preventing flu prophylactically. But, I'm worried that the 89… read more
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Dr. Phil, My husband and I have both had the flu shot, but
Dr. Phil, My husband and I have both had the flu shot, but haven't caught the flu yet.We are leaving for Antarctica (through Argentina) on February 13.I am worried we will pick up the virus on the pla… read more
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Dr. Chip, My husband and I have both had the flu shot, but
Dr. Chip,My husband and I have both had the flu shot, but haven't caught the flu yet.We are leaving for Antarctica (through Argentina) on February 13.I am worried we will pick up the virus on the plan… read more
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Dr. Chip only please, I've been reading about fungal
Dr. Chip only please,I've been reading about fungal sinusitis. It can be deadly. And at the very least wreck a trip to Antarctica.As you know I am immune compromised from my chemo. It is my "new norma… read more
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To Dr. Love ONLY, Could you please re-explain to me,
to Dr. Love ONLY,Could you please re-explain to me, scientifically, why a non-mets cough (not allergic or sinus or GERD) could persist for 4 or 5 months? Could you explain the biological reason for it… read more
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