Thursday October 20, 2016
This time of year brings on runny noses, scratchy throats, coughs and body aches of the seasonal flu. Recognizing the symptoms early on and knowing what to do if you get sick will help you get back on your feet much quicker. Here are some answers to your frequently asked questions about the flu:
What are some symptoms?
Symptoms usually start 1 to 4 days after exposure to the virus. In most adults, the flu lasts 2 to 10 days. It sometimes lasts longer for the elderly, children and people with chronic illnesses.
You may have the flu if you experience:
What can I do if I get sick?
If infected, be sure to:
Still not feeling better? You may need to call your doctor or health care provider if:
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