Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • I have symptoms, and I'm worried it might be the flu.
  • I have the flu, and this is a follow-up visit.
  • I have the flu, and I'm sick or having problems.

I have symptoms, and I'm worried it might be the flu.

What to Ask Your Doctor

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian, MD on February 05, 2020

  1. Do my symptoms mean I have the flu?
  2. If I didn't get vaccinated, is it too late?
  3. Am I at risk for complications if I do have the flu?
  4. What are the biggest risks for someone like me?
  5. Should I take medications to fight the flu?

I have the flu, and this is a follow-up visit.

What to Ask Your Doctor

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian, MD on February 05, 2020

  1. Do I still have to worry about complications from the flu even if I feel better?
  2. What can I do to prevent complications?
  3. What should I do if I suddenly start feeling sick again?
  4. What can I do in the future to avoid getting or spreading the flu?
  5. Besides the flu vaccine, are there other vaccines I should get?

I have the flu, and I'm sick or having problems.

What to Ask Your Doctor

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian, MD on February 05, 2020

  1. Do my symptoms mean I'm still fighting the flu?
  2. Are my new symptoms complications from the flu?
  3. Should I have any additional tests done?
  4. Should I take a medication to treat my symptoms?
  5. How long will it be before I feel better? What can I do to speed my recovery?