Common "Flu" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Flu is a contagious infectious infection or disease caused by the influenza virus. Fever, sore throat, hoarse voice, runny or stuffy nose, headache, fatigue, body pain, and cough are its symptoms. Sometimes they may also cause diarrhea and vomiting. Flu is transmissible through respiratory droplets while sneezing and coughing and through infected surfaces. Symptoms prevail for a maximum of one week in mild to moderate cases. Antivirals, painkillers, antipyretics, and symptomatic treatment gives relief.

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Despite a negative antigen test, I am experiencing flu-like symptoms. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing flu-like symptoms such as runny nose, dry, sore throat, sneezing, fatigue, and headache all day. I did an antigen test, and it is negative. Could you please give me a sick note for my job? I will not be able to go from tomorrow. I worked today but was not feeling well...  Read Full »

Dr. Md. Ahsan Habib

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I suggest you consult with a specialist doctor, talk with him or her and take the following medicines with their consent. I suggest you take tablet Montelukast 10 mg thrice daily for five days, tablet Amitriptyline Hydrochloride 10 mg t...  Read Full »

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