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Doctor insights on: Swine Flue Symptoms

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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


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Do i need to have every symptom of flu to have swine flu?

Do i need to have every symptom of flu to have swine flu?

No: Symptoms of swine flu may include: sore throat, cough, headache, fever, chills, musculoskeletal aches & pains, nausea, vomiting & diarrhea. Nausea & vomiting are seen mostly in children. A diagnosis can be made with a lab test. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how people get swine flu and what are its symptoms?

Swine Flu: Symptoms of swine flu may include: sore throat, cough, headache, fever, chills, musculoskeletal aches ; pains, nausea, vomiting ; diarrhea.Swine flu symptoms usually last for around 8 days but if there are health complications it may take longer to heal. Swine flu is spread from one person to another. ...Read more

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How long does it take to start showing symptoms after being exposed to swine flu?

How long does it take to start showing symptoms after being exposed to swine flu?

Swine Flu: Swine flu symptoms normally develop 1 to 3 days after exposure. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/swine-flu/basics/symptoms/con-20034916 ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of swine flu? What can you do to prevent it?

What are the symptoms of swine flu? What can you do to prevent it?

Swine Flu: symptoms may include: fever, severe, headache, body aches / pains, chills,fatigue, weakness, cough, sore throat, nasal congestion, diarrhea & vomiting. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/swine-flu/basics/symptoms/con-20034916 Real-time polymerase chain reaction can be used for accurate diagnosis. To avoid Flu, wash your hands before touching your eyes, nose or mouth. Wash with warm > ...Read more

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Can there be any difference between swine flu symptoms and the normal flu symptoms?

Can there be any difference between swine flu symptoms and the normal flu symptoms?

Yes: This is the best I have seen to help differentiate: http://www.Newmilfordschools.Org/gibbs/nurse/cold_flu_swine_flu.Pdf. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a symptom that the swine flu gives you its self besides the normal flu symptoms?

Rapid Onset: With swine flu onset is usually very swift – within 3 to 6 hours you have been hit hard by pain & fever. With seasonal flu, symptoms may start to develop over several days. ...Read more

Swine Flu (Definition)

It is the flu caused ...Read more