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How to avoid swine flu?

How to avoid swine flu?

Swine flu: You cannot really avoid - you can minimize the risk of getting it. Wash your hands, cover the nose when sneezing, stay away from people who have the flu or flu like symptoms, perhaps consider the flu shot as well. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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How is swine flu dangerous?

How is swine flu dangerous?

Complications: Increases risk for pneumonia by difficult to treat organisms, with an increase in risk for ards- adult respiratory distress syndrome- which carries a high risk for complications and death. ...Read more

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How dangerous is it for a person to have swine flu?

Swine flu: Swine flu, at least as demonstrated by our last outbreak in 2009-10, had only mild-moderate effects on most adults. Those at highest risk for a severe, even fatal outcome, are infants, persons with immune deficiencies, and the very elderly. These groups should definitely be immunized. Thus, for most people, it is not very dangerous, at least with that particular strain of swine flu. ...Read more

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Is swine flu fatal?

Is swine flu fatal?

Any flu...: ...Can be fatal in rare cases. Swine flu had a higher mortality in otherwise healthy individuals than the strains of flu active in recent years, but it certainly was not universally fatal. ...Read more

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What is h1n1 flu or swine flu?

A viral flu strain: H1n1 refers to the proteins that make up the critical parts of this particular flu virus. For example, h5n1 is a common flu virus that attacks some years. "swine flu" is a misnomer. Flu viruses are named after their original hosts, and the h1n1 virus we've been dealing with is actually a combination of avian, human and swine flu dna mixed together. Also, it's the same spanish flu from 1918. ...Read more

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How contagious is the swine flu?

See below: If you are referring to the present scare, this reported flu strain has only been associated with pig to human transmission, not human to human transfer. It is also a mild strain and no one has died and only 2 have needed hospitalization. What i would like to point out here is the "news press" and it's affinity to blow things out of proportion and only report what will get ratings. Talk to docs. ...Read more

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Will fluvirin stop swine flu?

Yes: Swine flu...H1n1 was in this previous years vaccine. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Flu (Definition)

The flu, otherwise known as influenza, is a viral infection of the nose and throat. Symptoms of influenza include fever, chills, runny nose, muscle aches, fatigue, malaise, headaches, and coughing. Children with the flu often have nausea and vomiting as well. Some strains of the flu are preventable by getting a yearly flu ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more