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The Flu and Cold Medicine Treatment

The flu, otherwise known as influenza, is one of the most common conditions doctors on Medicline Telehealth Services. Since the flu is highly contagious, it is beneficial for patients to talk to a DHA-approved medical flu doctor to help prevent the further spreading of germs and your condition getting worst.

During a video consult on Medicline, your doctor will ask you a series of targeted questions to determine if your symptoms point to flu. Then your doctor will proceed to determine the best flu treatment plan for you. Your colds and flu treatment plan is based on the duration and severity of your symptoms and your medical history. Your doctor may recommend an in-person examination by a specialist if needed.

Once a diagnosis has been made, your doctor will go over the risks and benefits of the various treatment plans. Depending on the cause and severity of the illness, your treatment plan for the flu may include:

  • Home treatment options, such as bed rest and increased fluid intake
  • A recommendation of over the counter (OTC) medications or vitamin supplements
  • A prescription for antiviral medication

Note: To assess the severity of your infection, the doctor may ask for your temperature, if possible, it would be best to take your temperature before starting the online consultation / call.

The flu Medicline Telehealth Dubai