Flu in Children - Experience

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Published: February 25

My son will be 5 in March. He was diagnosed with strain A of the flu back in January, and now has strain B of the flu a month later. He was on Tamiflu then and we are trying it again. He started with a dry cough that lead to nasal/chest congestion and a high temp this go ‘round. We are only on the third day do we hope it gets better..

Published: November 29

My 5 year-old and 23 month-old both had influenza A at the same time. While both were quite ill. My youngest was severely affected. We are seven days in and he is better, but not great. He has a 101-103 degree temperature the majority of the time. I wish the flu on no one. Keep on top of the fever with Tylenol or Motrin and push, push, push fluids. Don’t hesitate to take your child to the doctor. Good luck..