If I think I have H1N1 flu, what should I do?

The only way to know for sure if you have H1N1 flu is to have your doctor take a respiratory sample from your nose and throat and then have the sample tested in a laboratory. Most people who develop H1N1 or any other strain of influenza get better without treatment. But if you have certain health conditions, such as asthma or a weakened immune system, and you think you have influenza, see your doctor.

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