What to Do if You Get the Flu

What to Do if You Get the Flu

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Lots of people get the flu, but what do you do? Here are some tips:

Most of the time you will get better in about a week, but it's important to let your parents know if you have trouble breathing, your muscles really hurt, you feel confused, or if you start feeling worse at any time. These could be signs that you need to see your doctor again.

And next time, get the flu vaccine so that you're less likely to get the flu!

Reviewed by: Elana Pearl Ben-Joseph, MD
Date reviewed: September 2013





Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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