Questions to Ask Your Doctor About the Flu

Questions about the flu

These questions will help you have a productive conversation with your doctor about flu symptoms, flu treatment options, and ways to plan ahead for flu season.

Download the questions, and then print them out and bring them with you on your next doctor's visit.

  1. How can I recognize the flu vs. a cold?
  2. How can I help prevent the flu?
  3. What can I do to protect my children from the flu?
  4. Should I get a flu vaccine to prevent the flu?
  5. Should my children get flu shots?
  6. How are prescription flu medications different from a flu vaccine?
  7. Can my children also use prescription flu medications for the flu?
  8. When should I or my child take an over-the-counter flu medication?


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