Affordable Flu Treatment Near Me in Georgia

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Dr. Carlo Oller, MD

  • Emergency medicine
  • "Dr Carlo was great. He was on time for the appointment. He was very kind and compassionate. He was informative and very helpful. Very understanding. He was able to fill my maintenance medications, some that I hadn't been able to get because I lost my insurance. I will definitely schedule a follow-up appointment with Dr Carlo when refills are needed. It was quick, convenient, super easy and in my price budget. I will highly recommend to everyone I know. Thank you so much"
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Cassandra Edwards, PA

  • Urgent care
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Larissa Davis, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "Dr. Larissa Davis was amazing! She addressed all my issues with patience and professionalism and ordered the lab work that I needed to diagnose my current health condition. I'm looking forward to working with her again."
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Dr. Matthew Womack, MD

  • Emergency medicine
  • "Dr. Womack was very patient, professional and my prescription was sent over immediately! I will definitely use him as a provider again if I’m in need."
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Bridget Randolph, NP

  • Family medicine
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Dr. Jeffrey Gazzara, Jr., DO

  • Family medicine
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Merlyn Clarke, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, LNC

  • Adult health
  • "He is fantastic a phenomenal doctor and looked out for me the entire way went over and beyond his expectations to make sure that all of my questions were answered and my needs were met I would recommend him to my entire family if they need it he is an amazing doctor"
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Dr. Francesca Osegbue, MD

  • Family medicine
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Meshandra Williams, APRN, PMHNP

  • Family medicine
  • "She was AMAZING! Best experience ever. She definitely was personable and listened to my concerns. Got me the help I needed and was very pleasant in doing so!"
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Dr. Joseph Charles, MD

  • Adult health
  • "Dr. Charles is very personable, attentive and informative. We need more physicians like this."
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Dr. Yaw Otchere-Boateng, MD

  • Internal medicine
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Dr. Kerolos Tawfeek, MD

  • Family medicine
  • "The doctor was very professional and gave thorough instructions."
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LaMonica Hodges, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "LaMonica Hodges, NP was very professional, attentive and personable. All of my questions and concerns were addressed. "
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Onyebuchi Nwaokolo, NP

  • Family medicine
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Trisha Duru, FNP

  • Family medicine
  • "Trisha was empathetic and concise. Answered all my questions thoroughly and was extremely knowledgeable regarding my specific inquiry. Thank you!"
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Dr. Sharifa Abou-Mediene, MD

  • Family medicine
  • "The Doctor was very good I explained my symptoms and she new just what I needed"
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Sylvia Udokoro Nwakanma, DNP, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, APRN

  • Family medicine
  • "Dr. K was prompt, professional and a problem solver. She's the best. Wish she was my primary physician here! What a great company you have."
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Dr. Simeon Osemota, MD

  • Family medicine
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Dr. Archana Reddy, MD

  • Emergency medicine
  • "Excellent, thorough visit!"
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Dr. Monika Patel, MD

  • Internal medicine
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About flu

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The flu (or influenza) is a viral infection of the respiratory system (namely your nose, throat, and lungs). Influenza is highly contagious and is commonly passed from person to person most frequently in the months between October and May. According to the CDC, the flu is primarily spread through tiny droplets that are produced when someone talks, sneezes, or coughs. Flu symptoms tend to come on suddenly and are usually more severe than those of a common cold. Common symptoms of the flu include:

  • Fever
  • Body aches
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Chills or sweating
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Vomiting and diarrhea (more common in children than adults)

According to the CDC, nearly 8% of the population will be infected by the influenza virus every year, with children and adults over the age of 65 getting sick from the virus most frequently.

Most cases of the flu aren’t serious and will go away after a week or two with self-care treatment. Some people are more at risk for complications caused by the flu. For older adults, people with weakened immune systems, children, or people with underlying medical conditions the flu can cause serious complications such as pneumonia. To prevent the spread of the flu, and for more manageable symptoms, the CDC recommends receiving an annual flu vaccine. These vaccinations provide protection from several different types of the influenza virus.

If you have questions about the seasonal flu vaccine or want to know how to receive the vaccine, talk to your doctor. If you are sick, stay home until symptoms have disappeared. Practice good hygiene and social distancing during peak flu season to prevent the virus from spreading.

Treatment Options

Most cases of the flu require bed rest and self-care as treatment. Because the flu is a viral infection, antibiotics will do nothing to speed up recovery. Below is a list of treatment options that can reduce the symptoms of the flu while you wait for the illness to pass. During your appointment, talk to your health care provider about what treatment plan is right for you.

If you are sick, stay home and book a virtual visit with a doctor or health care provider. This will help prevent the virus from spreading.

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