Does the Flu Kill You? Can You Die From the Flu? Topic Guide

Does the Flu Kill You? Can You Die From the Flu? Does the Flu Kill You? Can You Die From the Flu?:

My mother is 63, and she has diabetes. She recently went to the doctor who diagnosed her with influenza. The doctor told her to take ibuprofen and get rest and fluids. I worry that her age and existing condition will make going through the flu without treatment could be dangerous. Can you die from the flu?

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ibuprofen Ibuprofen

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