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Re: Flu season 2020: did you get the flu this flu season ?
« Reply #30 on: January 23, 2020, 10:19:43 PM »
Do you (anyone) go to the doctor when you get a cold/flu or try and ride it out?
Nothing to do for a cold.
If you have the flu you can take Tamiflu.
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Re: Flu season 2020: did you get the flu this flu season ?
« Reply #31 on: January 23, 2020, 10:21:26 PM »
Do you (anyone) go to the doctor when you get a cold/flu or try and ride it out?
When my first kid had it I went to the doctor and test came back positive, but from that point on when my other kids and my self catched it within a matter of days I did not go.

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Re: Flu season 2020: did you get the flu this flu season ?
« Reply #32 on: January 23, 2020, 10:26:53 PM »
Nothing to do for a cold.
If you have the flu you can take Tamiflu.
And it doesn't really help much according to many people that wife asked.

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Re: Flu season 2020: did you get the flu this flu season ?
« Reply #33 on: January 23, 2020, 10:31:25 PM »
And it doesn't really help much according to many people that wife asked.
Sometimes it does sometimes it doesn't. Plus it only works if you take it within 48 hours of getting sick. Plus it causes stomach issues.
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Re: Flu season 2020: did you get the flu this flu season ?
« Reply #34 on: January 23, 2020, 11:08:32 PM »
And it doesn't really help much according to many people that wife asked.
Worked miracles for my baby. Had no fever after 24 hours on tamiflu

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Re: Flu season 2020: did you get the flu this flu season ?
« Reply #35 on: January 24, 2020, 12:28:31 AM »
A simple google search for “does tamiflu work” got this.
https://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/news/20121114/does-tamiflu-work-questions-continue

Basically its supposed to make the flu one or two days shorter and less severe, but it isn’t even proven to work. So even if it works it’s not that good... also there is a serious side effect of confusion or even hallucinations... all this is besides the fact that it taste disgusting and makes an upset stomach and nausea. The last thing you want is your kid not wanting to eat or even throwing up because of it, especially when their appetite is very weak to begin with while having the flu, it can make them sicker and have a slower recovery if they don’t eat enough...

Conclusion: looks like there’s alot of hype about tamiflu but it sure seems like the cons out way the pros... and it looks like it’s just out there as a money maker...

For the record, my kid got the shot and got the flu. I gave him tamiflu as that is the accepted view by most doctors. In the middle after my kid threw up I did this “research” for 2 minutes and stopped giving him the tamiflu.

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Re: Flu season 2020: did you get the flu this flu season ?
« Reply #36 on: January 24, 2020, 03:37:02 AM »
A simple google search for “does tamiflu work” got this.
https://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/news/20121114/does-tamiflu-work-questions-continue

Basically its supposed to make the flu one or two days shorter and less severe, but it isn’t even proven to work. So even if it works it’s not that good... also there is a serious side effect of confusion or even hallucinations... all this is besides the fact that it taste disgusting and makes an upset stomach and nausea. The last thing you want is your kid not wanting to eat or even throwing up because of it, especially when their appetite is very weak to begin with while having the flu, it can make them sicker and have a slower recovery if they don’t eat enough...

Conclusion: looks like there’s alot of hype about tamiflu but it sure seems like the cons out way the pros... and it looks like it’s just out there as a money maker...

For the record, my kid got the shot and got the flu. I gave him tamiflu as that is the accepted view by most doctors. In the middle after my kid threw up I did this “research” for 2 minutes and stopped giving him the tamiflu.
Some in my family can take it, others suffer and throw up from nausea.

Seems to me it depends on the person.

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Re: Flu season 2020: did you get the flu this flu season ?
« Reply #37 on: January 28, 2020, 02:00:33 PM »
Just received my first one this morning. Now watch me get the flu.  >:(
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