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The Flu, You and Your Family – What you need to know about diagnosis and treatment by an online physician!

In Diagnosis & Treatment, The Flu by Trevor Babyak

When your family gets taken out by the flu the best solution for a speedy recovery is to seek treatment immediately. What better time to utilize an online physician via GuruMD’s mobile app or website? But how is it that an online physician can visit with you (or a loved one) and properly diagnose and treat the flu?

Related: Why Should I Use an Online Doctor?

Physicians are trained to diagnose the flu by using a series of tests and questions, easily performed over the phone or video visit. Using this method, a positive diagnosis and flu treatment plan can be provided by one of our online physicians. So what are some of the typical symptoms of the flu?

Common flu symptoms:

  • Fever* or feeling feverish/chills
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue (tiredness)
  • Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though this is more common in children than adults.

Related: Flu vs Cold: Understanding the Differences

Here’s a quick video for some additional information about the Flu:

If you find yourself (or a loved one) with one or more of these symptoms, be sure to call GuruMD at 888-348-7863 to speak with an online physician today. To keep yourself and your family healthy all year long download the GuruMD app to start a visit. Below is a list of other common ailments we treat.

Urgent care treatment for these ailments – and more

Acne                                            Anxiety                                               Asthma

Bed Bugs                                    Birth Control                                    Body Aches

Bronchitis                                  Bruises                                               Bug Bites

Cough and Congestion           Dehydration                                      Diarrhea

Earache                                      Erectile Dysfunction                       Fever

Flu                                               Gout                                                   Hangovers

Headaches                                 Hives                                                  Insomnia

Itchy Eyes                                  Itchy Skin                                           Lice

Low Testosterone (Low T)     PrEP Therapy                                    Respiratory Illness

Seasonal Allergies                    Sinus Infection                                 Medication Refills

Migraines                                   Motion Sickness                              Nausea

Pink Eye                                     Skin Infections                                 Sore Throat

Sprains                                        STI/STD’s                                           Urinary Tract Infections

Vomiting                                    X-rays                                                 Yeast Infections


This Flu season get quick and convenient treatment using GuruMD Urgent Telemedicine.

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