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Flu is an infection of the upper respiratory tract which affects up to 1 billion people worldwide every year

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    Miss Jennings — 12.04.2018 12:32
    The Menopause quiz . I enjoyed this quiz. I will also take time to read through to you're website today at some point. Some of the articles help me to understand the menopause so much more & so therefore understand what I am going through abit more. Thank you Miss L Jennings

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    Yaseera — 09.01.2018 05:02
    I have been suffering from fever since few months what should I do now

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      Jen Tan — 09.01.2018 09:08
      I wonder if you have been to your doctor. Having fever over a period of months suggests a chronic infection and there are many possible reasons for this symptom. We will need to work out what cause is before we can successfully treat the problem.

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    linda hodson — 13.10.2017 15:30
    i had the flu jab on sunday and ive never felt so ill its been 5 days now and i dont seem to be feeling much better i hsve Asthma

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      Jen Tan — 13.10.2017 16:47
      Hello Linda. It is normal to have mild 'flu-like' symptoms after the flu jab but it seems that your symptoms are far from mild. What you describe is something we see from time to time - please see the link below to an article we have published in the past. Having asthma could make you more prone to feeling more unwell after the flu vaccination as your immune system has a greater tendency to over-react to antigens. The question now is what can be done to help speed recovery from these side-effects. Unfortunately, the answer is not so clear. Some people have found the use of Echinacea to be of benefit, taking advantage of its anti-inflammatory properties, but we would suggest that you wait until 10 or 14 days after your jab before using this herb. Meanwhile, take plenty of rest and if your symptoms worsen, seek further advice locally from your doctor. I hope that you will feel better soon. https://www.avogel.co.uk/health/immune-system/flu/will-i-get-flu-from-the-flu-jab/

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