If you have a chronic disease and suddenly get flu symptoms, you should call your doctor's office, because they might benefit from starting an antiviral medication within 48 hours. You also should notify your doctor if you have flu-like symptoms along with chest pain, ear pain, shortness of breath, fever that is not going away or a cough that produces blood or thick, foul-smelling mucus.
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